Shiraz International Airport

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Shiraz International Airport
Shahid Dastghaib International Airport
Tadayon Air Base
IATA: SYZICAO: OISS
SYZ is located in Iran
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Location of airport in Iran
Summary
Airport type Public/Military
Operator Civil Aviation Organization of Iran/Military of Iran
Location Shiraz, Iran
Hub for
Elevation AMSL 4,920 ft / 1,500 m
Coordinates 29°32′21″N 52°35′24″E / 29.53917°N 52.59000°E / 29.53917; 52.59000Coordinates: 29°32′21″N 52°35′24″E / 29.53917°N 52.59000°E / 29.53917; 52.59000
Website http://shiraz.airport.ir
Runways
Direction Length Surface
ft m
11R/29L 14,016 4,272 Asphalt
11L/29R 14,220 4,334 Asphalt

Shiraz International Airport (IATA: SYZICAO: OISS) is located in Shiraz, Iran. It is the main international airport of Fars province and southern region of Iran.

Shiraz International Airport is the largest airport in the southern region of Iran. After undergoing renovation and redevelopment work in 2005, Shiraz Airport was identified as the second most reliable and modern airport in Iran (after Imam Khomeini International Airport of Tehran) in flight safety including electronic and navigation control systems of its flight tower.

In addition to domestic flights to most major Iranian cities, there are daily flights to major cities in the Middle East including Dubai and Istanbul.

Airlines and destinations[edit]

Cities with direct passenger flights from Shiraz International Airport
An Iran Air Fokker 100 at Shiraz International Airport, Iran. (2007)
Airlines Destinations Terminal
Air Arabia Sharjah International
Aria Air Tehran-Mehrabad Domestic
Caspian Airlines Tehran-Mehrabad
Charter: Mashhad
Domestic
Corendon Airlines Seasonal: Adana, Antalya International
Gulf Air Bahrain (resumes 15 December 2014)[2] International
Iran Air Tehran-Mehrabad, Bandar Abbas, Bandar Lengeh, Isfahan, Ahwaz, Abadan, Bushehr Domestic
Iran Air Doha, Dubai, Kuwait, Tehran Imam Khomeini[3]
Seasonal: Jeddah, Medina
International
Iran Air Tours Tehran-Mehrabad, Abadan, Ahwaz, Kish Island, Mashhad Domestic
Iranian Air Transport Isfahan, Tehran-Mehrabad, Ahwaz Domestic
Iran Aseman Airlines Tehran-Mehrabad, Rasht, Bandar Abbas, Chabahar, Qeshm Island, Lamerd, Lar, Mashhad, Kermanshah, Isfahan, Tabriz, Kish Island, Abadan, Ahwaz, Kerman, Sari, Zahedan, Sirri Island Domestic
Iran Aseman Airlines Istanbul-Sabiha Gökçen, Dubai, Muscat International
Kish Air Asaluyeh, Kish Island, Mashhad, Tehran-Mehrabad Domestic
Mahan Air Tehran-Mehrabad, Mashhad, Ahwaz Domestic
Mahan Air Kuwait , Najaf, Baghdad
Seasonal: Jeddah, Medina
International
Meraj Airlines Tehran-Mehrabad, Mashhad Domestic
Qatar Airways Doha International
Qeshm Airlines Tehran-Mehrabad, Kish Island, Qeshm Island, Mashhad, Sirri Island Domestic
Taban Air Tehran-Mehrabad
Charter: Mashhad
Domestic
Taban Air Istanbul-Atatürk, Isparta International
Turkish Airlines Istanbul-Atatürk International
Saha Airlines Persian Gulf Airport Domestic
Saudia Seasonal: Jeddah, Medina International
Zagros Airlines Tehran-Mehrabad, Mashhad Domestic

Terminals[edit]

Shiraz International Airport consists of three terminals: two terminals for arrival and departure for international flights and one for domestic flights. Another terminal is under construction for domestic arrivals.

Accidents and incidents[edit]

  • On 15 June 1971, Douglas C-47A EP-ADG of the Air Taxi Co was damaged beyond economic repair in an accident at Shiraz Airport.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Aseman South Station". 
  2. ^ "Gulf Air Resumes Shiraz Service from mid-Dec 2014". Airline Route. 20 October 2014. Retrieved 20 October 2014. 
  3. ^ http://ikia.airport.ir/HomePage.aspx?TabID=6781&Site=ikia.airport&Lang=fa-IR
  4. ^ "EP-ADG Hull-loss description". Aviation Safety Network. Retrieved 19 September 2010. 

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