Information of Al Dhafra Airport

Al Dhafra, United Arab Emirates

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Location & QuickFacts

Airport ICAO Code:OMAM
Airport IATA Code:DHF
Longitude/Latitude:E 054° 32' 57.89"/N 24° 14' 22.50"
Elevation:76 ft / 23.16 m
Location:Al Dhafra, United Arab Emirates
Magnetic Variation:E 1°33.9' (2008-04)
Time Zone:UTC+4

Airport Communications

Type Name Freq 1 Freq 2 Freq 3 Freq 4 Freq 5
Approach/Departure Control AL DHAFRA ARR/DEP124.5 M352.3 M
Airlift Command Post DRACO OPS123.45 M308.35 M
Approach Control ABU DHABI APP124.4 M270.0 M
Ground Control GND119.6 M240.9 M
Operations BASS OPS264.5 M
Pilot To Metro Service PMSV/CP308.35 M
Tower TWR119.6 M292.4 M

Communication Remarks

  • Pilot To Metro Service - US Mil wx stn provides full obsn, fcst, and PMSV svc 24 hrs on Al Dhafra Metro or relay via DRACO OPS. ATIS not avbl at Al Dhafra.

Runway Information

Runway 13L/31R

Dimension:12012 x 150 ft / 3661.3 x 45.7 m
Surface:Asphalt, asphaltic concrete, tar macadam, or bitumen bound macadam.
  Runway 13L Runway 31R
Longitude:54.533333 / E 054° 32' 00.00"54.562111 / E 054° 33' 43.60"
Latitude:24.258167 / N 24° 15' 29.40"24.238333 / N 24° 14' 18.00"
End Elevation:77.0 ft67.0 ft
Touchdown Zone Elev.:77.067.0
Lighting System 1:High Intensity Runway LightsSequenced Flashing Lights
Lighting System 2:ALSF-1High Intensity Runway Lights
Lighting System 3:PAPI - Precision Approach Path IndicatorALSF-1
Lighting System 4:PAPI - Precision Approach Path Indicator

Runway 13R/31L

Dimension:12012 x 150 ft / 3661.3 x 45.7 m
Surface:Asphalt, asphaltic concrete, tar macadam, or bitumen bound macadam.
  Runway 13R Runway 31L
Longitude:54.536722 / E 054° 32' 12.20"54.565494 / E 054° 33' 55.78"
Latitude:24.240842 / N 24° 14' 27.03"24.220989 / N 24° 13' 15.56"
End Elevation:60.0 ft60.0 ft
Touchdown Zone Elev.:UnknownUnknown
Lighting System 1:Sequenced Flashing LightsSequenced Flashing Lights
Lighting System 2:Touchdown Zone LightingTouchdown Zone Lighting
Lighting System 3:Centerline Lighting SystemCenterline Lighting System
Lighting System 4:High Intensity Runway LightsHigh Intensity Runway Lights
Lighting System 5:ALSF-1ALSF-1
Lighting System 6:PAPI - Precision Approach Path IndicatorPAPI - Precision Approach Path Indicator


Caution - Non-Standard VFR Rwy Hold Line on Twy Bravo 625 feet from Rwy 31R. No 180 turns for C-130 or larger acft. Use caution for dep/arr to Rwy 13R/31L lctd aprx 4,200 ft S/SE of Rwy 13L/31R. Rwy 13R/31L is for use by host nation acft only. Ac
Caution - ft shall not use Rwy 13R/31L unless in an extreme emerg situation or after expressed permissions from host nation and 380 EOG/CC. Twy Alpha is also used as a prim ldg sfc for host nation helicopters. All hvy acft dep Rwy 31R/13L must taxi 5
Caution - 00 ft prior to dep roll tkof. Exception: When temp is above 35 Celsius, all hvy acft can use full Rwy length. Potential for hydroplaning when braking on the first 1,000 ft of Rwy 13L/31R during wet weather conditions. Rwy 13L/31R apch en
Caution - d and dep end MAAS barriers maint in a disconnect state, 15 min PN for reconnect.
Miscellanouis - Ltd trns svc avbl. Plan no or min practical fuel upload. Do not plan to RON, however; if a tran aircrew is apv to RON, billeting on-base is mandatory. No off-base travel authorized for tran aircrew. No space-A pax permitted. No trash off-l
Miscellanouis - oad, lavatory or fleet svc avbl. See for afld-specific info. Inst approaches not published in DoD FLIP. IAP's avbl at Tran crews are reminded to do a throu
Miscellanouis - gh crew study prior to recovering at this stn. Recovery via visual apch is not authorized when inst apch is avbl. All aircrew members carrying firearms will not be allowed to disembark acft with weapons. Due to host nation requirements, a
Miscellanouis - hard copy of all flt plans must be on file with Airfield Ops. Flight plans can be emailed to All classified material must be stored at the 380 AEW Command Post, DSN 318 434-3500. For questions concerning Cus
Miscellanouis - toms/Agriculture/Immigration, refer to the FCG.
Restricted - OFFL BUS ONLY/PPR. PPR at least 24hrs in adv, but no earlier than 5 days in adv. If possible, email requirements to 24PN. AM Ops DSN 318-434-4512. All tran US MIL acft ctc Comd Post 30 min prior to landing. H
Restricted - ost nation enforces strict compliance with FCG. For divert info, see AP/2. Acft larger than C130 carrying haz cargo coord w Base Ops no later than 72 hr prior to arr. due to Host Nation restrictions. All crews must ctc Twr prior to engine
Restricted - start.
Runway - Fst 1,000 ft of Rwy 13L/31R is Con. Middle 10,012 ft of Rwy 13L/31R is ASP. Twy adjoining Rwy 31L/13R and Rwy 31R/13L are only 33 ft wide exc Twy M. Fst 2,335 ft of Rwy 13R/31L is CON. Middle 7,342 ft is ASP.

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