Batlava-Donja Penduha Airfield

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Batlava-Dumosh Airfield
Aerodrom Batlava-Dumosh
Аеродром Батлава-Доња Пендуха
Summary
Airport type Ex-military now civilian
Owner Kosovo Civil Aviation Authority
Operator 1999-2008 KFOR; 2008 - present nobody; future plans to open a flying school.
Serves Podujevo
Location Dumosh
Elevation AMSL 1,978 ft / 603 m
Coordinates 42°50′43.8″N 21°13′12.0″E / 42.845500°N 21.220000°E / 42.845500; 21.220000Coordinates: 42°50′43.8″N 21°13′12.0″E / 42.845500°N 21.220000°E / 42.845500; 21.220000
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Batlava-Dumosh Airfield is located in Kosovo
Batlava-Dumosh Airfield
Batlava-Dumosh Airfield
Location in Kosovo
Runways
Direction Length Surface
ft m
02/20 4,921 1,500 Dirt (soil)

Batlava-Donja Penduha Airfield or Batlava Airport (ICAO: LYPT) (Albanian: Aeroporti i Batllavës; Serbian: Аеродром Батлава / Aerodrom Batlava) is a former military airport in the village of Dumosh, near Lake Batlava and the towns of Batlava and Podujevo in Kosovo.

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In 1936, Aeroput used the airport on the Belgrade-Podujevo-Skopje line using the Aeroput MMS-3 plane.[citation needed] The airport was later rebuilt for military use by the Yugoslav army and air force. It was damaged in 1999 during the NATO bombing of the Federal Republic of Yugoslavia.

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