Isfahan International Airport

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Isfahan International Airport
Esfahan Shahid Beheshti International Airport

IATA: IFNICAO: OIFM

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Location of airport in Iran
Summary
Airport type Military/Public
Operator Military of Iran
Serves Isfahan
Location Isfahan, Iran
Hub for
Elevation AMSL 5,059 ft / 1,542 m
Coordinates 32°45′03″N 51°51′40″E / 32.75083°N 51.86111°E / 32.75083; 51.86111Coordinates: 32°45′03″N 51°51′40″E / 32.75083°N 51.86111°E / 32.75083; 51.86111
Website isfahan.airport.ir
Runways
Direction Length Surface
ft m
08R/26L 14,425 4,397 Asphalt
08L/26R 14,425 4,397 Asphalt
Statistics (۱۳۹۲ - 2013)
Aircraft Movements 17,335
Passengers 2,103,633
Cargo 20,701 tonnes
Source: Iranian Airports Holding Company[1]


Isfahan International Airport (IATA: IFNICAO: OIFM)(Persian: فرودگاه اصفهان‎ – Farūdegāh-e Eşfahān) is an international airport serving the city of Isfahan, Iran. For administrative and census purposes, it is considered a village in Qahab-e Shomali Rural District, in the Central District of Isfahan County, Isfahan Province, Iran. At the 2006 census, its population was 57, in 17 families.[2]

Named in honor of Shahid Beheshti. The international airport is a one level building with limited services. A new terminal is currently being built to accommodate international passengers.

Airlines and destinations[edit]

Airlines Destinations Terminal
Ata Airlines Mashhad Domestic
Ata Airlines Tbilisi International
Caspian Airlines Asaluyeh, Kish Island, Mashhad Domestic
Caspian Airlines Charter: Baghdad , Najaf International
Freebird Airlines Seasonal: Antalya International
Iran Air Abadan, Ahwaz, Bandar Abbas, Bushehr, Kangan, Kerman, Kermanshah, Kish Island, Lavan Island, Mashhad, Rasht, Sirri Island, Shiraz, Tabriz, Tehran-Mehrabad, Zahedan Domestic
Iran Air Baghdad, Dubai-International, Kuwait
Seasonal: Jeddah, Medina
International
Iran Air Tours Abadan, Ahwaz, Bandar Abbas, Kish Island, Mahshahr, Mashhad, Tehran-Mehrabad Domestic
Iran Air Tours Baghdad, Najaf International
Iran Aseman Airlines Abadan, Ahwaz, Ala'Marvdasht, Asaluyeh, Bahregan, Bandar Abbas, Jam, Lamerd, Lavan Island, Kangan, Kharg Island, Mashhad, Tehran-Mehrabad, Zahedan Domestic
Iraqi Airways Baghdad, Najaf International
Kish Airlines Ahwaz, Asaluyeh, Kish Island, Mahshahr, Mashhad Domestic
Kish Airlines Baghdad, Dubai
Charter: Istanbul-Sabiha Gökçen
International
Mahan Air Asaluyeh, Kerman, Kharg Island, Mashhad, Qeshm Domestic
Mahan Air Baghdad, Najaf
Umrah Charter Seasonal: Jeddah
International
Meraj Airlines Kish Island, Mashhad Domestic
Naft Airlines Ahwaz, Asaluyeh, Bahregan, Bandar Abbas, Dezful, Lamerd, Lavan Island, Kish Island, Mahshahr, Mashhad, Sirri Island, Shiraz, Tehran-Mehrabad Domestic
Qeshm Airlines Ahwaz, Kish Island, Mahshahr, Mashhad, Qeshm, Tehran-Mehrabad, Rasht Domestic
Qeshm Airlines Dubai-International, Najaf International
Saudia Seasonal: Jeddah, Medina International
Sepahan Airlines Abadan, Ahwaz, Asaluyeh, Bandar Abbas, Bushehr, Dezful, Lamerd, Kerman, Kish Island, Mashhad, Rasht, Sari, Tehran-Mehrabad, Qeshm, Yazd (all suspended) Domestic
Taban Air Ahwaz, Asaluyeh, Kermanshah, Kish Island, Mashhad, Tehran-Mehrabad, Qeshm Domestic
Taban Air Dubai-International, Najaf International
Tailwind Airlines Seasonal: Adana, Antalya International
Turkish Airlines Istanbul-Atatürk International
Zagros Airlines Ahwaz, Kish Island, Mahshahr, Mashhad, Rasht, Sirri Island, Tehran-Mehrabad Domestic
Zagros Airlines Baghdad, Najaf International

Development[edit]

The airport currently has one terminal which is for both domestic and international flights. However, there will be a new terminal built soon which will be only for international flights.

Accidents and incidents[edit]

  • On 18 November 2009, Iran Air Fokker 100 EP-CFO suffered an undercarriage malfunction on take-off. The aircraft was on a flight to Mehrabad Airport, Tehran when the undercarriage failed to retract. The aircraft landed at Isfahan but was substantially damaged when the left main gear collapsed.[4]
  • On 15 January 2010, Iran Air Fokker 100 EP-IDA, operating Flight 223 was substantially damaged when the nose gear collapsed after landing.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "flight status84-91". Airport.ir. 2010-10-07. Retrieved 2014-08-10. 
  2. ^ "Census of the Islamic Republic of Iran, 1385 (2006)" (Excel). Islamic Republic of Iran. Archived from the original on 2011-11-11. 
  3. ^ "Accident description". Aviation Safety Network. Retrieved 7 October 2009. 
  4. ^ "Accident description". Aviation Safety Network. Retrieved 20 November 2009. 
  5. ^ "Accident: Iran Air F100 at Isfahan on Jan 15th 2010, nose gear collapse on landing". Aviation Herald. Retrieved 17 January 2010. 
  6. ^ Taban Air Flight 6437
  7. ^ Iranian plane catches fire on landing
  8. ^ Plane catches fire trying to land in Iran

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