Umm al Quwain

Country Profile

Emirate of Umm al Quwain
(Umm al-Quwwayn)

Key Facts

Date of Independence:
2 December 1971
Capital City:
Umm al Quwain
Total Area Ranking:
n/a of 236 in the World
Population Size Ranking:
n/a of 242 in the World

The Country


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

The emirate has a land area of 755 sq km (292 sq miles). The population was 72,000 in 2007, making it the least populous of the emirates. The city itself lies on the Persian Gulf coast.

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National History

Summary Narrative History

Timeline – Key Dates in Umm al Quwain History

Further National Information

wikipedia: Umm al Quwain


Text to be added on the development of aviation in Umm al Quwain.


Civil Aircraft Registrations

Umm al Quwain civil aircraft use the UAE registration sequence A6-AAA to A6-ZZZ.

All-time United Arab Emirates – civil aircraft register (A6-aaa).
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Aircraft Operators

Military Air Arms

Air Force (UAE Air Force)

Central Government Agencies

Government Aviation (Umm al Quwain Royal Flight)
Coast Guard Aviation (UAE Coast Guard) – no aviation unit

Public Service Aviation

Medical Aviation – neighbouring Police Air Wings provide helicopter EMS services
Police Aviation (Umm al Quwain Police) – no aviation unit

Commercial Aviation

No Umm al Quwain based airlines known

Private Aviation

To be added


Aircraft Manufacturers

None at present.

Aircraft Maintenance/Repair Depots

None known.


Civil Airports & Airfields

Airports in Umm al Quwain

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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