Ras Al Khaimah

Country Profile

Emirate of Ras al-Khaimah

Key Facts

Date of Independence:
7 July 1921
Capital City:
Ras Al Khaimah
Total Area Ranking:
n/a of 236 in the World
Population Size Ranking:
n/a of 242 in the World

The Country


Ras al Khaimah is one of the emirates that comprise the United Arab Emirates. It is located in the far north of the country, in between Umm al Quwain and the border with Oman.

The emirate has a land area of 1,684 sq km (650 sq miles). The population was 263,000 in 2008, of which about 42% were UAE nationals. The city itself lies on the Persian Gulf coast.

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National History

Summary Narrative History

Timeline – Key Dates in Ras Al Khaimah History

Further National Information

wikipedia: Ras Al Khaimah


Text to be added on the development of aviation in Ras Al Khaimah.


Civil Aircraft Registrations

Ras Al Khaimah civil aircraft use the UAE registration sequence A6-AAA to A6-ZZZ.

Aircraft Operators

Military Air Arms

Air Force (UAE Air Force)

Central Government Agencies

Government Aviation (Ras Al Khaimah Royal Flight)
Coast Guard (UAE Coast Guard) – no aviation unit

Public Service Aviation

Medical Aviation – the Police Air Wing provides helicopter EMS services
Police Aviation (Ras Al Khaimah Police Air Wing)

Commercial Aviation

RAK Airways

wikipedia: Airlines of Ras Al Khaimah

Private Aviation

To be added


Aircraft Manufacturers

None at present.

Aircraft Maintenance/Repair Depots

None known.


Civil Airports & Airfields

Airports in Ras Al Khaimah

Military Air Bases & Airfields

Military Air Bases Listing – to be added.

On Show

Aviation Museums

None at present

Airshow Dates

Key Airshow Dates

More Information

Aviation-Related Magazines

None known.

Aviation Bibliography

To be added

Web Links

To be added.

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