Tozeur–Nefta International Airport

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Tozeur–Nefta International Airport
Aéroport International de Tozeur–Nefta
مطار توزر نفطة الدولي
Tozeur airport.jpg
IATA: TOEICAO: DTTZ
TOE is located in Tunisia
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TOE
Location of airport in Tunisia
Summary
Airport type Public
Operator Tunisian Civil Aviation & Airports Authority
Serves Nefta, Tunisia
Elevation AMSL 287 ft / 87 m
Coordinates 33°56′23″N 08°06′38″E / 33.93972°N 8.11056°E / 33.93972; 8.11056
Runways
Direction Length Surface
m ft
09/27 3,167 10,581 Asphalt
Source: DAFIF[1][2]

Tozeur–Nefta International Airport (French: Aéroport International de Tozeur–Nefta, Arabic: مطار توزر نفطة الدولي‎) (IATA: TOEICAO: DTTZ) is an airport serving Tozeur in Tunisia.[3]

History[edit]

Two Boeing 747 aircraft of Iraqi Airways are stored at this airport since the Gulf War. Saddam Hussein had put them there to protect the planes from the first Gulf War. They are waiting regulations of dispute with Kuwait in a new white paint and some traces of its original green color. They can be seen near the airport terminal and on satellite images. These are Boeing 747-200C (YI-AGP, c/n 22366) and Boeing 747SP (YI-ALM, c/n 22858).

The two Boeing 747

Airlines and destinations[edit]

Airlines Destinations
Syphax Airlines Paris-Charles de Gaulle (begins 15 october)[4]
Transavia.com France Paris-Orly
Tunisair Lyon, Madrid, Nice, Paris-Orly
TunisAir Express Tunis

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