Amman Civil Airport (IATA: ADJ, ICAO: OJAM) at Marka,[4] is a one-terminal airport situated in East Amman, Jordan. It was the home hub of Royal Jordanian Airlines, the national flag carrier, until Queen Alia International Airport was opened in 1983.
It mainly serves now as a regional airport servicing domestic and nearby international routes, as well as charter and private VIP flights. It is home to airlines such as Royal Wings, Jordan Aviation, and Arab Wings.[5] Amman Airport is operational 24 hours a day.
The Jordan Civil Aviation Authority, has planned on expanding the airport by adding gates and more parking space for airlines, at the same time the agreement has been signed by the JCAA and Aéroports de Paris, and the plan is expected to start in the summer of 2012 and end in the year of 2015. [citation needed]
Shortly, after the Iraq war in 2003, the United States Military started using the airport due to it's proximity to Iraq

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Amman Civil Airport

مطار عمان المدني

Matar Amman Al Madani
ADJ is located in Jordan

Location of airport in Jordan

Airport type Public / Military
Owner Government
Operator Jordan Aviation,Royal Falcon
Serves Amman - Aqaba and several regional cities
Location Amman, Jordan
Elevation AMSL 2,555 ft / 779 m
Coordinates 31°58′21″N 035°59′29″E / 31.97250°N 35.99139°E / 31.97250; 35.99139
Direction Length Surface
m ft
06/24 3,275 10,745 Asphalt
Statistics (2011)
Passengers 269,817
Movements 8,339
Sources: AIP[1] and DAFIF[2][3]