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Jordan Marka Airport

Amman-Marka International Airport (AMIA) Established by the British as a joint military civilian airport in 1950, the airport grew quickly to become Jordan's only international gateway. In the years that followed, the aircraft using it increased in size, AMIA single runway 06/24, which was extended from 2,000 meters to 3,286 meters in 1976.

Runway related and other navigational aids were upgraded the same year, culminating in the opening of the new control tower. However AMIA became more congested year by year, And AMIA lives on for another reason. Originally built in open countryside, urban development has surrounded it on three out four of four sides to make it a suburban airport.

An amazing variety of aircraft and people pass through AMIA, and traffic ranges from giant Galaxy C5s, C17, B747, A340, VC10s and Antonov 124s. not least AMIA extraordinary capacity and its proven ability to handle all types of traffic. Capable of handling up to 1.5 million passengers a year and able to accommodate the B747-400s aircraft. and AMIA alternative to QAIA.

Airport Details

Country

Jordan

Latitude

31.97533

Province / District

Amman

Longitude

35.98277

Airport Name

Marka Airport

Elevation (ft)

2555 feet

IATA & ICAO codes

ADJ - OJAM

Surface

ASP

Town or City (closest)

Amman

Runway Condition

International standards

NGO / UN (on ground)

n/a

Passenger / Cargo Security Screening (Yes / No)

n/a

Runway Dimension

3275m x 45m

Ground Handling (Yes / No)

n/a

Refueling Capacity

n/a

Runway Lighting (Yes / No)

Yes

Runway Heading

n/a

Fire Fighting Equipment (Yes / No)

n/a

Air Traffic Control (Yes / No)

n/a

Windsock (Yes / No)

n/a

Weather Information (Yes / No)

n/a

Aircraft Parking space (Yes / No)

n/a

Navigation Aids (Yes / No)

n/a

Perimeter fencing (Yes / No)

n/a

OPERATING AIR CARRIERS

  1. Royal Wings
  2. Jordan Aviation
  3. Palestine Airlines
  4. Arab Wings
  5. Air serv
  6. RayaJet
  7. Royal Falcon

AIRCRAFT TYPE CURRENTLY SERVED
C130, C5, C17 B707, B727, B737, VC10s Airbus A320, and Airbus A310.
Airport Reference Code 4D and Approach Type. Cat 1

 For information on Jordan Marka Airport contacts details, please see the following link:

4.4 Jordan Airport Company Contact List