Ras Al Khaimah International Airport

About Us

About Us

Inaugurated in 1976 by His Highness Sheikh Saqr bin Mohammed AI Qasimi,the late Ruler of Ras Al Khaimah,
the Ras Al Khaimah (RAK) International Airport is celebrating thirty five years of its existence. Over the years the
airport has been running secure, safe and efficient operations, and it has registered steady growth in passengers,
cargo and aircraft movements.

The Emirate of RAK, under the vision and guidance of His Highness Sheikh Saud bin Saqr Al Qasimi, Ruler of
Ras Al Khaimah and Member of the Supreme Council, continues to see strong growth in both commercial and
tourism sectors. RAK Airport is experiencing increased activity in line with this growth.

Located about eighteen kilometers from the city, the airport is not only modern with state-of-the-art equipment
and facilities but also boasts a 3,760 meters long runway capable of handling the biggest aircraft currently in
service. The present airport is set for more expansion in the coming years but currently consists of two passenger
terminal buildings, cargo terminal facility, taxiways, apron, fuel farm, airport fire-fighting service, aircraft maintenance facilities, support facilities, access roads, car parking, control tower / technical building, administrative building, security and staff accommodation and an aviation training facility.

Being strategically located between the East and the West, travelers from Europe, the Middle East, Africa, the
Indian Subcontinent and the Far East have found RAK Airport a connecting point.