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Gaza - Yasser Arafat International (LVGZ)


Yasser Arafat International Airport (IATA: GZA, ICAO: LVGZ), formerly Gaza International Airport and Dahaniya International Airport, is located near Rafah, by the Egyptian border and is 35 km (22 mi) southwest of Gaza City and 105 km (65 mi) southwest of Jerusalem. It opened in November 1998 with attendees at the opening ceremony including Yasser Arafat and US President Bill Clinton. The airport's buildings were designed in the renowned Arab Islamic architectural pattern of intricate arches found ornamenting old buildings in Jerusalem.

  • Location: Rafah, Gaza
  • Elevation: 320 ft / 98 m (AMSL)
  • Airport website: -


Direction Length Surface ILS
01/19 10,091 ft / 3,076 m
Asphalt Yes


Facility Frequency
Ground 130.85
Tower 120.40
Approach 121.10
Departure 123.10

Type ID Frequency Channel
VOR-DME GZA 113.35 080Y
NDB RFH 380 -


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