Faya-Largeau Airport

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Faya-Largeau Airport
Summary
Airport type Public / Military
Operator Government
Serves Faya-Largeau, Chad
Elevation AMSL 771 ft / 235 m
Coordinates 17°55′01″N 019°06′39″E / 17.91694°N 19.11083°E / 17.91694; 19.11083Coordinates: 17°55′01″N 019°06′39″E / 17.91694°N 19.11083°E / 17.91694; 19.11083
Map
FTTY is located in Chad
FTTY
FTTY
Location of airport in Chad
Runways
Direction Length Surface
m ft
06/24 2,800 9,186 Asphalt
Sources: [1][2]

Faya-Largeau Airport (IATA: FYTICAO: FTTY) (Arabic: مطار فايا لارجو‎‎) is an airport serving Faya-Largeau,[1] the largest city in northern Chad. It is located in Chad's Borkou Region.

Since 2013, three French Rafale are parked in Faya-Largeau to protect the Chadian airspace.

Facilities[edit]

The airport resides at an elevation of 771 feet (235 m) above mean sea level. It has one runway designated 06/24 with an asphalt surface measuring 2,800 by 45 metres (9,186 ft × 148 ft).[1]

Airlines and destination[edit]

The following airlines offer scheduled passenger service:

Airlines Destinations

Incidents[edit]

On 16 February 1976, Douglas C-47A TT-LAG of the Force Aérienne Tchadienne was damaged beyond economic repair in an accident at Faya-Largeau Airport.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Airport information for FTTY from DAFIF (effective October 2006)
  2. ^ Airport information for FYT at Great Circle Mapper. Source: DAFIF (effective October 2006).
  3. ^ "TT-LAG Accident description". Aviation Safety Network. Retrieved 15 August 2010. 

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