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Bahrain International Airport

  • PAX: 8,586,000
  • IATA: BAH
  • ICAO: OBBI

About The Airport

Established in 1927 as the first airport in the Arabian Gulf, Bahrain International Airport (BIA) has been a significant aviation hub in the region. Boasting a strategic location in the heart of the Gulf and over 60 years of industry-related experience, BIA has served as an ideal gateway linking East and West. Currently, BIA is the home of Gulf air and has been a key distribution hub to  DHL, for over 40 years.

In 2014, 8,102129  passengers flew through BIA, a growth of 10% over 2013 figure of 7,334,018. 

Currently 42 airlines are serving Bahrain to over 50 destinations worldwide.

Facts and Figures

  • Number of Serving Airlines: 43
  • Number of Direct Destinations: 50
  • Number of Terminals: 1
  • Number of Runways: 1
  • Length of Main Runway (m): 3963mX60m
  • Passenger Numbers (mppa): 7.9
  • Cargo Tonnes (p.a.): 322,734 tonnes
  • Ownership: Semi-Government
  • Operational Opening Hours: 24 hours
  • Total Catchment Population: 3 million
  • Urban Population: 1.2 million
  • Aircraft Parking Stands: 63 remote and 7 air bridges stands