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 Ras al Khaimah International (RAK) Airport

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Official Website:
Phone Number:  +971 720 75200
Country:  United Arab Emirates United Arab Emirates
City:   Ras al Khaimah 
Opening Date:  2007
E-mail:  [email protected]
World Area Code:   678
Operator:  Department of Civil Aviation











Ras Al Khaimah International Airport History overview


Ras Al Khaimah International Airport (IATA: RKT, ICAO: OMRK) lies at the Persian Gulf sheikhdom of Ras al-Khaimah, on 20 km; south the town of Ras Al Khaimah. 

Firstly, the airport was built with two terminals for passengers, aircraft maintenance, and aviation training facilities.

Ras Al Khaimah International Airport was inaugurated by Sheikh Saqr bin Mohammad Al Qasimi, in 1976. 
By 2007, Ras Al Khaimah Airport started to operate for the national airline with a hub at the airport, yet ate first the airport was not founded to work as an International Airport.

Due to the global economic crisis, in 2008, the operations were suspended at the airport. Then, by 2010, the work was re-run again with a magnificent re-branding. However, again in 2013, the operations over Ras Al Khaimah Airport stopped once more time.
By 2104, Air Arabia had its commercial flights over Ras-al-Khaimah Airport to different destinations.


Ras Al Khaimah is the 4th Largest Emirate of the major of The United Arab Emirates. Holding a gate between Ras Al Khaimah Emirate and the whole world, Ras Al Khaimah International Airport is the gate for passengers from the different destinations by the side of the Emirate as Free Trade Zone. 


Ras Al Khaimah International Airport Operations


Ras Al Khaimah International Airport is operating for the different traveling and aviation movements around the clock - 24 hours -, 7 days with full facilities as a major international airport.



Distance to airport Ras Al Khaimah International Airport



  • 10 minsRAK City Centre
  • 15 mins Hotels and Beaches
  • 45 mins Dubai City
  • Free Parking at Airport




Closest airports to Ras Al Khaimah International Airport 



  • Sharjah Airport - (SHJ / OMSJ) - 64S km
  • Fujairah Airport - (FJR / OMFJ) - 68 km
  • Khasab Airport - (KHS / OOKB)69 km
  • Dubai International Airport - (DXB / OMDB) - 88 km
  • Abu Musa Island - (AEU / OIBA) - 95 km
  • Dubai - (DWC / OMDW) - 752 km
  • Qeshm Island - (GSM / OIKQ) - 587 km
  • Sirri Island - (SXI / OIBS) - 144 km
  • Bandar Lengeh - (BDH / OIBL) - 151 km
  • Sohar - (OHS / OOSH) - 152 km


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