Qabala Airport

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Qabala Airport
Qəbələ Beynəlxalq Aeroport


GBB is located in Azerbaijan
Location of airport in Azerbaijan
Airport type Public
Operator Government
Serves Qabala
Location Qabala, Azerbaijan
Coordinates 40°49′36″N 047°42′45″E / 40.82667°N 47.71250°E / 40.82667; 47.71250Coordinates: 40°49′36″N 047°42′45″E / 40.82667°N 47.71250°E / 40.82667; 47.71250
Direction Length Surface
m ft
16/34 3,600 11,809 Asphalt/Concrete
Elevation/runway: DAFIF[1]
Coordinates: WikiMapia[2]

Qabala International Airport (Azerbaijani: Qəbələ Beynəlxalq Aeroport) (IATA: GBBICAO: UBBQ) is an airport serving Qabala[1] (also known as Qəbələ or Gabala), the capital of the Gabala district (rayon) in Azerbaijan. The airport was officially opened by President Ilham Aliyev on 17 November 2011.[3]


The airport resides at an elevation of 935 feet (285 m) above mean sea level. It has one runway designated 16/34 with an asphalt surface measuring 3,600 by 60 metres (11,811 ft × 197 ft).[1]

Runway 16 is equipped with an ILS CAT II, which enables aircraft operations in low ceiling (30 meters) and visibility (350 meters).[4]

Airlines and destinations[edit]

Airlines Destinations
Azerbaijan Airlines Baku
Metrojet Moscow-Domodedovo[5]
Ural Airlines Moscow-Domodedovo[6]
VIM Airlines Saint Petersburg[7]


  1. ^ a b c Airport information for UBBQ from DAFIF (effective July 2012)
  2. ^ Coordinates from aerial imagery at WikiMapia
  3. ^ – Gabala Airport
  4. ^ – UBBQ charts
  5. ^ Yagubov, Elvin (25 July 2014). "New flight launched from Gabala to Moscow". Azeri-Press Agency (APA) LLC. Retrieved 28 July 2014. 
  6. ^ "Габалинский аэропорт начинает осуществлять международные перелеты". Azeri-Press Agency (APA) LL. 30 October 2012. Retrieved 30 October 2012. 
  7. ^ Алиева, Айнур (9 September 2013). "Авиарейс Санкт-Петербург-Гябяля откроется на будущей неделе". Azeri-Press Agency (APA) LLC. Retrieved 10 September 2013.