Daşoguz Airport

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Daşoguz Airport
Summary
Airport type Public
Operator N/A
Location Daşoguz
Coordinates 41°45′53″N 59°49′59″E / 41.76472°N 59.83306°E / 41.76472; 59.83306
Map
TAZ is located in Turkmenistan
TAZ
TAZ
Location of airport in Turkmenistan
Runways
Direction Length Surface
ft m
09L/27R 8,858 2,700 Concrete
09R/27L 4,921 1,500 Concrete
09/27 6,562 2,000 Grass
14/32 2,133 650 Grass
Source: AIP Turkmenistan [1]

Daşoguz Airport (also spelled Dashoguz) is a provincial airport located 15 km. southwest of Daşoguz in Turkmenistan.

History[edit]

The first flight was in September 1924 from Kagan-Dashoguz-Khiva, then it became a regular flight.

Since 1940, began flights from Chardzhou-To‘rtko‘l-Tashauz. In the Soviet period, was regular flights to Moscow, Leningrad, Tashkent, Ashgabat, Ufa, Mineralnye Vody and other airports in the USSR.

October 10, 1973 due to a malfunction of the fuel system Li-2 plane crashed near the airport. 5 people were killed. After this incident, the aircraft maintenance Li-2 in the civil aviation of the USSR has been discontinued.[2]

The new terminal building opened in 1984.

Reconstruction of the terminal building, with modern equipment completed in 2009. The airport terminal allows to serve up to 300 passengers per hour.

Since 2013, building an air traffic control tower height of 50 m, main and connecting taxiways, apron for aircraft worth $200 millions.[3][4] The project created an artificial runway length of 3800 m, 5 taxiways, apron for aircraft parking. Will be constructed passenger terminal building capacity of 500 passengers per hour with 4 gates, the building of VIP terminal, as well as other buildings and structures.[5]

Airlines and destinations[edit]

Airlines Destinations
Turkmenistan Airlines Ashgabat, Turkmenbashi, Turkmenabat, Balkanabat

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