Batlava-Donja Penduha Airfield

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Batlava-Dumosh Airfield
Aerodrom Batlava-Dumosh
Аеродром Батлава-Доња Пендуха
IATA: JBTICAO: LYPT
Summary
Airport type Ex-military now civilian
Owner Kosovo Civil Aviation Authority
Operator 1999-2008 KFOR; 2008 - present nobody; future plans to open a flying school.
Location Dumosh village
Elevation AMSL 1,978 ft / 603 m
Coordinates 42°50′43.80″N 21°13′12.00″E / 42.8455000°N 21.2200000°E / 42.8455000; 21.2200000Coordinates: 42°50′43.80″N 21°13′12.00″E / 42.8455000°N 21.2200000°E / 42.8455000; 21.2200000
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JBT is located in Kosovo
JBT
JBT
Location in Kosovo
Runways
Direction Length Surface
ft m
02/20 4,921 1,500 Dirt (soil)

Batlava Airport (Albanian Aeroporti i Batllavës; Serbian Аеродром Батлава, Aerodrom Batlava) is a military airport in Kosovo, near Lake Batlava and the towns of Batlava and Podujevo.

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In 1936, Aeroput used airport on route Belgrade-Podujevo-Skopje with the Aeroput MMS-3 plane.[citation needed] The airport was rebuilt for military use by the Yugoslav army and air force. It was damaged in 1999 when NATO bombed the former Yugoslavia.

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