|IATA: none (ДЖБ) – ICAO: UAFJ|
|Elevation AMSL||2,591 ft / 790 m|
Jalal-Abad Airport (Kyrgyz: Жалал-Абад аэропорту, Russian: Джалал-Абадский аэропорт) (IATA: none (ДЖБ), ICAO: UAFJ) is an airport serving Jalal-Abad, a city in Jalal-Abad Province (oblast) of Kyrgyzstan. Not to be confused with Jalalabad Airport in Afghanistan. Local travel agents use JBD as an unofficial three-letter airport code in Latin. The Russian IATA code for Jalal-Abad Airport is ДЖБ.
Jalal-Abad Airport started its operations in 1940s as a landing strip in the outskirts of the then small provincial town. The current runway and terminal were built in 1975. It is a regional class 3C airport. The runway 01/19 has a weight limit of 22 tonnes, and has no instrument landing facilities and operates only during daylight hours. The current runway will be significantly improved in 2013.
Jalal-Abad Airport has no customs and border control checks and serves only flights within Kyrgyzstan. Before the collapse of the Soviet Union, the airport linked Jalal-Abad with cities in Uzbekistan, Kazakhstan and Tajikistan. Up until 2000, the airport had links with Kerben, Kanysh-Kyya, Toktogul, Naryn, Talas, Cholpon-Ata, Karakol and even with nearby Osh. Flights to Aksy District in northwestern Jalal-Abad Province resumed on March 1, 2013. Flights to Toguz-Toro District in eastern Jalal-Abad Province resumed on April 24, 2013.
Airlines and destinations
operated by Sky Bishkek
|Bishkek, Kazarman, Kerben, Seasonal: Tamchy|
|Avia Traffic Company||Bishkek, Seasonal: Tamchy (Summer), Seasonal: Kazarman (Winter)|
|Kyrgyzstan Air Company
operated by Avia Traffic Company
|Bishkek, Seasonal: Kazarman (Winter), Seasonal: Tamchy (Summer)|
|Sky Bishkek||Bishkek, Kazarman, Kerben, Seasonal: Tamchy (Summer)|
Marshrutka and taxis serve the airport.
On September 15, 1989, an Aeroflot Yakovlev YAK-40 (CCCP-87391) had a rough landing. The aircraft was damaged beyond repair after bouncing three times on landing.
On April 14, 1998, a Kyrgyzstan Airlines Yakovlev YAK-40 (EX-87529) overran runway on landing. The aircraft was damaged beyond repair.
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