Aden International Airport

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Aden International Airport is an international airport in Aden, Yemen.wikipedia
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Aden International Airport is an international airport in Aden, Yemen.
Khormaksar, located on the isthmus that connects Aden proper with the mainland, includes the city's diplomatic missions, the main offices of Aden University, and Aden International Airport (the former British Royal Air Force station RAF Khormaksar), Yemen's second biggest airport.

RAF Khormaksar

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The airport was established on the former RAF Khormaksar, which opened in 1917 and closed as an RAF station in 1967.
It later became Aden International Airport.

Battle of Aden Airport

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The Battle of Aden Airport took place on March 19, 2015, with Houthi forces mounting an attack on the airport that was repelled by forces loyal to President Abd Rabbuh Mansur Hadi.
The Battle of Aden International Airport broke out in the early morning hours of 19 March 2015, when Yemen Army units loyal to former president Ali Abdullah Saleh attacked the airport in Aden, Yemen.

Yemeni Civil War (2015–present)

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During the Yemeni Civil War in the Aftermath of the Houthi takeover in Yemen, the city of Aden including its airport became a battleground.
Aden International Airport suspended all flights.

Yemenia

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On November 26, 2015, the airport re-opened briefly for civilian air traffic after being closed for 10 months, with a Yemenia flight arriving from Amman-Queen Alia international Airport in Jordan.
It operates scheduled domestic and international passenger flights to destinations in Africa and the Middle East, as well as to Asia and Europe out of its hubs at Sana'a International Airport, and to a lesser extent Aden International Airport.

Saudi Arabian-led intervention in Yemen

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Operations were suspended for months, owing to bombing by the Saudi Air Force in Operation Decisive Storm.
Airstrikes also hit areas near the presidential palace in Sanaʽa, as well as Aden International Airport.

Aftermath of the Houthi takeover in Yemen

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During the Yemeni Civil War in the Aftermath of the Houthi takeover in Yemen, the city of Aden including its airport became a battleground.
After an attack on Aden International Airport by al-Saqqaf's commandos, as well as a missile strike by a Houthi jet on his presidential palace, on 19 March, Hadi gave a televised address urging all factions to participate in mediated talks on the country's future in Riyadh and predicting that the Houthis' "Iranian agenda" would fail.

Sanaʽa International Airport

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It is the second-largest airport in Yemen after Sana'a International Airport.

Lufthansa Flight 181

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In Aden they were yet again denied landing permission, this time at Aden International Airport, and the two main runways were blocked by vehicles.

EgyptAir Flight 763

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EgyptAir Flight 763 was an international non-scheduled passenger flight from Cairo, Egypt, to Aden, South Yemen.

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It operated a network of flight routes throughout Africa and the Middle East, with its hub at Aden Airport, the former Khormaksar Air Force Base.

Lufthansa Flight 649

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Once the hijackers learned that the Lufthansa crew considered such a maneuvre to be too dangerous, they agreed on heading to Aden International Airport instead, in what was then South Yemen.

International airport

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Aden International Airport is an international airport in Aden, Yemen.

Yemen

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Aden International Airport is an international airport in Aden, Yemen.

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The airport was established on the former RAF Khormaksar, which opened in 1917 and closed as an RAF station in 1967.

Soviet Air Forces

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It later served as a Soviet Air Force station during the 1970s and 1980s.

Houthi movement

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The Battle of Aden Airport took place on March 19, 2015, with Houthi forces mounting an attack on the airport that was repelled by forces loyal to President Abd Rabbuh Mansur Hadi.

Abdrabbuh Mansur Hadi

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The Battle of Aden Airport took place on March 19, 2015, with Houthi forces mounting an attack on the airport that was repelled by forces loyal to President Abd Rabbuh Mansur Hadi.

Royal Saudi Air Force

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Operations were suspended for months, owing to bombing by the Saudi Air Force in Operation Decisive Storm.

Queen Alia International Airport

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On November 26, 2015, the airport re-opened briefly for civilian air traffic after being closed for 10 months, with a Yemenia flight arriving from Amman-Queen Alia international Airport in Jordan.

Yemeni Air Force

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The airport is also a Yemeni Air Force base.