Khorog Airport

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Khorog Airport
IATA: noneICAO: UTOD
Khorog is located in Tajikistan
Khorog
Khorog
Location of airport in Tajikistan
Summary
Airport type Public
Operator Government
Serves Khorog, Tajikistan
Elevation AMSL 6,700 ft / 2,042 m
Coordinates 37°30′08″N 071°30′48″E / 37.50222°N 71.51333°E / 37.50222; 71.51333
Runways
Direction Length Surface
m ft
16/34 1,840 6,036 Asphalt
Source: DAFIF[1][2]

Khorog Airport (ICAO: UTOD) is an airport serving Khorugh[1] (also spelled Khorog), a city in the Gorno-Badakhshan Autonomous Province in Tajikistan. Due to difficult weather conditions, flights are canceled frequently.[citation needed]

Khorug Airport in 2009

Facilities[edit]

The airport resides at an elevation of 6,700 feet (2,042 m) above mean sea level. It has one runway designated 16/34 with an asphalt surface measuring 1,840 by 49 metres (6,037 ft × 161 ft).[1] Aga Khan Foundation has plans to build a new runway at the airport.[3]

Airline and destination[edit]

Until 2001 the city of Murghab was served from Khorog. Due to insufficient demand, this connection has been canceled. Aga Khan Air Network helicopters also have regularly scheduled flights three times per week.[4]

Airlines Destinations
Tajik Air Dushanbe

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Airport information from DAFIF (effective October 2006)
  2. ^ Airport information for UTOD at Great Circle Mapper. Source: DAFIF (effective Oct. 2006).
  3. ^ http://dlca.logcluster.org/display/public/DLCA/2.2.5+Tajikistan+Khorog+Airport, 2014
  4. ^ http://dlca.logcluster.org/display/public/DLCA/2.2.5+Tajikistan+Khorog+Airport, 2014