Kish International Airport

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Kish International Airport
Overview of KIH.jpg
Overview of Kish Airport – January 2009
IATA: KIHICAO: OIBK
KIH is located in Iran
KIH
KIH
Location of airport in Iran
Summary
Location Kish Island, Iran
Hub for
Elevation AMSL 101 ft / 31 m
Coordinates 26°31′34.16″N 053°58′48.76″E / 26.5261556°N 53.9802111°E / 26.5261556; 53.9802111
Runways
Direction Length Surface
ft m
09L/27R 12,005 3,659 Asphalt
09R/27L 12,005 3,659 Asphalt
Source: World Aero Data [1] / Jeppesen

Kish International Airport (IATA: KIHICAO: OIBK) is an international airport on Kish Island, Iran.

It serves as the entry point for the hundreds of thousands of tourists who come to Kish Island to enjoy the beaches and warm weather. The airport grants 14-day tourism visas to foreign citizens who enter from a foreign country under a different scheme from that of the mainland Iran.

Air France considered Kish as a destination to be served from Paris by a sub-fleet of longhaul Airbus A319s to serve Iran's oil and gas industry. However the service never started.

Prior to Iranian Revolution, Iran had an outstanding order for two Concorde aircraft. These aircraft were supposed to be used on Kish-Paris and Kish-London routes to serve the luxury tourism market that Kish was supposed to serve.

Airlines and destinations[edit]

Airlines Destinations
Aria Air Tehran-Mehrabad, Bandar Abbas
Ata Airlines Tabriz, Tehran-Mehrabad
Caspian Airlines Tehran-Mehrabad
Iran Air Tehran-Imam Khomeini, Tehran-Mehrabad
Iran Air Tours Isfahan, Mashhad, Shiraz, Tehran-Mehrabad
Iran Aseman Airlines Shiraz
Iranian Naft Airlines Ahwaz, Isfahan, Sirri, Mahshahr
Iranian Airlines[disambiguation needed] Isfahan, Tehran-Mehrabad
Iraqi Airways Najaf[2]
Kish Air Abadan, Abu Musa, Abu Dhabi, Bandar Abbas, Dubai, Isfahan, Kermanshah, Mashhad, Shiraz, Tehran-Mehrabad
Mahan Air Kerman, Tehran-Mehrabad
Meraj Airlines Mashhad, Tehran-Mehrabad, Isfahan
Qeshm Airlines Bandar Abbas, Shiraz, Qeshm Island, Tehran-Mehrabad
Taban Air Isfahan, Mashhad, Tehran-Mehrabad
Zagros Airlines Isfahan, Tehran-Mehrabad

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