Bahrain – OBBI

FOREWORD

Bahrain International Airport (IATA: BAH, ICAO: OBBI) is an international airport serving Bahrain, and is the main airport of Bahrain. It is located at Al Muharraq district in the North of Bahrain. The airport is operated by the Bahrain Airport Company and is the home base of Bahrain international airlines, Gulf Air, Kalitta Air and DHL Aviation Middle East. Only ENGLISH is granted.

Isa Air Base, formerly Shaikh Isa Air Base (ICAO: OBBS), is a military airport situated off Saudi Arabia’s eastern coast. Isa Air Base is located on the shore of the Persian Gulf in southern Bahrain.

It hosts the Royal Bahraini Air Force (RBAF) Fighter Wing and the two squadrons that comprise it.

Sakhir Air Base (ICAO: OBKH) is a military use airport located 3 nm south-southwest of Awali, Bahrain.

ATC Units

The following positions are available for use at Bahrain International Airport OBBI:

Position IvAcCallsign Radio Callsign Frequency Vertical limits
APP OBBI_APP Bahrain Approach 127.850 From boundaries1 to FL170 / Class C
AIR OBBI_TWR Bahrain Tower 118.500 From SFC to 2500 ft / Class D
GMC OBBI_GND Bahrain Ground 121.850 n.a / n.a

The following positions are available for use at Isa Air Base OBBS:

Position IvAcCallsign Radio Callsign Frequency Vertical limits
APP OBBS_APP ISA Air base Approach Radar 124.950 From boundaries1 to 8000 ft / Class B

RMK: Millitary

AIR OBBS_TWR ISA Air base Tower 125.450 From SFC to 8000 ft / Class B

RMK: Millitary

The following positions are available for use at Sakhir Air Base OBKH:

Position IvAcCallsign Radio Callsign Frequency Vertical limits
AIR OBKH_TWR Sakhir Airbase Tower 118.150 From SFC to 2500 ft / Class D

RMK: Millitray

1See boundaries in the charts

Transition Altitude / Level

The transition altitude is always 13000 ft.

The transition level is always 150.