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Bahrain International Airport Code BAH

Airport Codes


Airport coordinates

LAT / LON 26°16'14"N / 50°38'0"E


Weather Observations

Station ID: OBBI
Observation Time: 25/03/2021 1:17 pm

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About Bahrain International Airport Code

Bahrain International Airport code is BAH. This airport derives its IATA code and name from the name of the country. Its elevation above sea level is 2.4 meters. 

About Bahrain International Airport (BAH)

Nestled in the heart of Muharraq Island, Bahrain International Airport (BAH) is the oldest international airport in the Gulf with a capacity to handle more than 14 million passengers every year. It is home to Gulf Air and has recently undergone a USD 1.1 billion renovation by the government. 

Bahrain International Airport (BAH) is an architectural wonder brimming with world-class amenities. It is a hub of lounges and luxury hotels all decked to offer its guests an unforgettable hospitality experience. Unaccompanied Minors Lounge is a safe haven for kids travelling alone. It is equipped with gaming consoles and interactive toys and is designed to give them a positive travel experience. 

Bahrain International Airport (BAH) Runway

Bahrain International Airport (BAH) features two state-of-the-art runways: 

12L/30R 3,964 m asphalt 

12R/30L 2,530 m asphalt

These runways handle 95,486 aircraft movements and  291,017 metric tonnes of cargo annually. 

Bahrain International Airport (BAH) Terminal

Its new 1.1 billion terminals at the airport bring it to the top of the list of smartest airports in the world as it enhances airports’ efficiency and security while also meeting the growing expectations of passengers. 

The terminal is now capable of handling 14 million passengers along with 130,000 air traffic movements. 

Nearest Airports to Bahrain International Airport (BAH)

Fahd International Airport 109 km 

Al-Ahsa Domestic Airport 217 km

Persian Gulf Airport 243 km 

Dalma Airport 259 km 

Lamerd Airport 283 km 

Major Airlines Operating from Bahrain International Airport (BAH)

Air Arabia

Air India

Air India Express

Azerbaijan Airlines 

British Airways 

Buta Airways 



Ethiopian Airlines 

Etihad Airways

Fly Baghdad



Georgian Airways 

Gulf Air 

Iraqi Airways



Jazeera Airways

Runway Data

Name Length Width Surface Lighted
12R-30L 8,302 ft 148 ft Asphalt Yes
12L-30R 12,979 ft 197 ft Asphalt Yes

Frequently Asked Questions

  • When should I reach the airport to board a flight on time?
    You should reach 90 minutes in advance before the departure of your domestic flight and 3 hours before the departure of an international flight.
  • Yes. You can use the free Wi-Fi facility at the airport.
  • The airport features luxury lounges, duty-free shops, ATMs, onsite parking, multi-cuisine restaurants, and currency exchange counters among other facilities.
  • You must check with the Materials Management Department as all unclaimed properties found at the airport and its vicinity are deposited here.
  • Yes. You need to carry a copy of your boarding ticket along with a government-issued picture ID.
  • Yes. The airport has a 24*7 medical center helmed by well-trained doctors and paramedics. In the event of a medical emergency, ambulances are also provided.
  • Kindly get in touch with your respective airline.
  • Kindly refer to your respective airline’s guidelines should you wish to carry medicines on board. It is advised that you carry your doctor’s prescription as well.
  • For the safety of our passengers, we request them to not handle any unattended items. They are advised to inform about the same to the airport staff or security personnel.

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