Dharavandhoo Airport

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Dharavandhoo Airport

ދަރަވަންދޫ އެއަރޕޯޓް
Dharavandhoo Airport.jpg
Summary
Airport typePublic
OwnerCoastline Hotels & Resorts Pvt. Ltd.
OperatorIsland Aviation Services
ServesBaa Atoll, Maldives
LocationDharavandhoo
Elevation AMSL6 ft / 2 m
Coordinates05°09′24″N 073°07′50″E / 5.15667°N 73.13056°E / 5.15667; 73.13056Coordinates: 05°09′24″N 073°07′50″E / 5.15667°N 73.13056°E / 5.15667; 73.13056
Map
DRV is located in Maldives
DRV
DRV
Location in Maldives
Runways
Direction Length Surface
m ft
11/29 1,189 3,901 Asphalt
Sources: [1][2]

Dharavandhoo Airport (IATA: DRV[3], ICAO: VRMD[2]) is a domestic airport located on the island of Dharavandhoo, part of the Baa Atoll in Maldives. It was opened on 17 October 2012 by President Mohamed Waheed Hassan.[4] Flight operations began to the airport on 15 October 2012.[5]

Facilities[edit]

The airport resides at an elevation of 6 feet (2 m) above mean sea level.[2] It has one runway which is 1,189 metres (3,901 ft) in length.[2]

Airlines and destinations[edit]

AirlinesDestinations
FlyMeMalé
Maldivian Hanimaadhoo, Ifuru,[6] Malé

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Airport information for Dharavandhoo Island, Baa Atoll, Maldives (ICAO: VRMD, IATA: DRV) at Great Circle Mapper.
  2. ^ a b c d Aeronautical chart for Dharavandhoo (VRMD) at SkyVector
  3. ^ "IATA Airport Code Search (DRV: Dharavandhoo Island)". International Air Transport Association. Retrieved 6 September 2013.
  4. ^ "President opens Dharavandhoo airport". Haveeru Daily. 17 October 2012.
  5. ^ "Maldivian begins scheduled flights to Dharavandhoo Airport". maldives.net.mv. 15 October 2012.
  6. ^ http://airlineroute.net/2015/11/06/q2-ifu-w15/