Ahvaz International Airport

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Ahwaz International Airport
فرودگاه بین‌المللی اهواز
Ahwaz International Airport.jpg
Airport type Public
Operator Iranian Airports Holding Company
Serves Ahvaz, Iran
Hub for
Elevation AMSL 20 m / 66 ft
Coordinates 31°20′15″N 048°45′43″E / 31.33750°N 48.76194°E / 31.33750; 48.76194Coordinates: 31°20′15″N 048°45′43″E / 31.33750°N 48.76194°E / 31.33750; 48.76194
Website http://ahwaz.airport.ir/
AWZ is located in Iran
Location of the airport in Iran
Direction Length Surface
m ft
12/30 3,398 11,148 Asphalt
Statistics (2015)
Aircraft Movements 19,714
Passengers 2,159,315
Cargo 19,128 tons

Ahvaz International Airport (IATA: AWZICAO: OIAW) (Persian: فرودگاه بین‌المللی اهواز‎‎) is an airport serving the city of Ahvaz, Iran. It offers flights to domestic destinations as well as regional international destinations such as Dubai, Istanbul and Kuwait.

Airlines and destinations[edit]

Airlines Destinations Terminal
ATA Airlines Tabriz Domestic
Atrak Air Tehran–Mehrabad
Charter: Mashhad
Caspian Airlines Isfahan, Tehran, Mashhad Domestic
Flydubai Dubai-International International
Georgian Airways Charter: Tbilisi International
Iran Air Isfahan, Bandar Abbas, Mashhad, Shiraz, Tabriz, Tehran Domestic
Iran Air Tours Isfahan, Mashhad, Sari, Tehran, Kish, Tabriz Domestic
Iran Air Tours Dubai-International International
Iran Aseman Airlines Asaluyeh, Shiraz, Tehran, Mashhad Domestic
Iran Aseman Airlines Kuwait International
Iranian Naft Airlines Rasht, Shiraz, Tehran, Mashhad, Isfahan, Yazd, Bandar Abbas, Bandar Lengeh, Sirri Island, Kish, Bushehr, Lamerd, Lavan, Kharg Domestic
Iranian Naft Airlines Dubai-International, Yerevan International
Kish Air Tehran, Mashhad, Kish Domestic
Mahan Air Kerman, Gachsaran, Shiraz, Tehran Domestic
Qeshm Airlines Tehran, Isfahan Domestic
Taban Air Tehran, Mashhad Domestic
Turkish Airlines Istanbul International
Zagros Airlines Tehran, Mashhad, Kish Domestic

Accidents and incidents[edit]

  • On 19 April 1970, Douglas C-47B EP-AGZ of the Air Taxi Co stalled on take-off and crashed. The aircraft was destroyed by the subsequent fire. It was operating a non-scheduled passenger flight. All 25 people on board survived.[2]

Airport move[edit]

In December 2012, Agence France-Presse reported that Ahwaz airport was to be relocated because oil had been discovered underneath it.[3]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ Iranian Airports Holding Company (Feb 2016). International Traffic Report (PDF) (Report). گروه آمار و اطلاعات هوانوردی و فرودگاهی. Retrieved February 18, 2016. 
  2. ^ "EP-AGZ Accident description". Aviation Safety Network. Retrieved 20 October 2010. 
  3. ^ Iran to move airport after oil found under runway, Iran Focus, 29 December 2012