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Massawa International Airport
Antonov An-12BP AN1639638.jpg
A retired Antonov An-12BP near the Massawa airport's bus terminal.
Airport typeMilitary/Public
LocationMassawa, Eritrea
Elevation AMSL206 ft / 63 m
Coordinates15°41′0″N 39°22′5″E / 15.68333°N 39.36806°E / 15.68333; 39.36806Coordinates: 15°41′0″N 39°22′5″E / 15.68333°N 39.36806°E / 15.68333; 39.36806
MSW is located in Eritrea
Location of airport in Eritrea
Direction Length Surface
ft m
07/25 11,483 3,500 Asphalt

Massawa International Airport (IATA: MSW, ICAO: HHMS) is an airport in Massawa, a major city in the Northern Red Sea region of Eritrea. It is considered to be the successor of the Otumlo Airport, also in Massawa, which was destroyed in 1941.

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