Queen Alia International Airport (IATA: AMM, ICAO: OJAI) (Arabic: مطار الملكة علياء الدولي‎; transliterated: Matar al-Malikah 'Alya' ad-Dowaly) is Jordan's largest airport and is situated in the Zizya (زيزياء) area, 20 miles (32 km) south of Amman. The airport has three terminals: two passenger terminals and one cargo terminal. It is the main hub of Royal Jordanian Airlines, the national flag carrier, as well as being a major hub for Jordan Aviation. It was built in 1983 and is named after Queen Alia, the third wife of the late King Hussein of Jordan who died in a helicopter crash in 1977. A new terminal was inaugurated on March 2013, while the old terminal is set to be demolished by the end of 2013.

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Queen Alia International Airport

مطار الملكة علياء الدولي

Matar al-Malikah 'Alya' ad-Dowaly
AMM is located in Jordan

Location of airport in Jordan

Airport type Public
Owner AIG group
Operator Aéroports de Paris
Serves Amman
Location Zizya, Jordan
Hub for
Elevation AMSL  ft / 730 m
Coordinates 31°43′21″N 35°59′36″E / 31.72250°N 35.99333°E / 31.72250; 35.99333
Direction Length Surface
ft m
08R/26L 12,008 3,660 Concrete
08L/26R 12,008 3,660 Asphalt
Statistics (2012)
Aircraft Movements 67,190
Passengers 6,250,048