Republic of Yemen Economy Aviation sector
YemenLocation:  Middle East, bordering the Arabian Sea, Gulf of Aden, and Red Sea, between Oman and Saudi Arabia.

Geography: strategic location on Bab el Mandeb, the strait linking the Red Sea and the Gulf of Aden, one of world's most active shipping lanes

Total area: 527,968 sq km, land area: 527,968 sq km, water area: 0 sq km.

Capital:  Sanaa

Industries: crude oil production and petroleum refining; small-scale production of cotton textiles and leather goods; food processing; handicrafts; small aluminum products factory; cement; commercial ship repair.

Languages: Arabic National Holiday: Unification Day, 22 May (1990)

Currency (Code): Yemeni rial (YER)

Population:  24,771,809 (July 2012 est.)

Labor force:  6.956 million (20012 est.)

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Ataq Airport
Elevation: 3,600ft aMSL, IATA Code: AXK, ICAO Code: OYAT, Ataq,
Mukalla Airport
Elevation: 0ft aMSL, IATA Code: MKX, ICAO Code: OYMO, Mukalla,
Riyan Mukalla Airport
Elevation: 54ft aMSL, IATA Code: RIY, ICAO Code: OYRN, Mukalla,
Sana'a International Airport
Elevation: 7,237ft aMSL, IATA Code: SAH, ICAO Code: OYSN, Sanaa (Sana'a),
Aden International Airport
Elevation: 12ft aMSL, IATA Code: ADE, ICAO Code: OYAA, Aden,
Ta'izz International Airport
Elevation: 4,838ft aMSL, IATA Code: TAI, ICAO Code: OYTZ, Taiz,
Sadah Airport
Elevation: 0ft aMSL, IATA Code: SYE, ICAO Code: OYSH, Sadah,
Al Ghaydah Airport
Elevation: 100ft aMSL, IATA Code: AAY, ICAO Code: OYGD, Al Ghaydah,
Hodeida Airport
Elevation: 41ft aMSL, IATA Code: HOD, ICAO Code: OYHD, Hodeida,
Kamaran Island Airport
Elevation: 0ft aMSL, IATA Code: KAM, ICAO Code: OYKM, Kamaran Island,