Qamishli Airport (Arabic: مطار القامشلي) (IATA: KAC, ICAO: OSKL) is an airport serving Qamishli, a city in northeastern Syria.
The airport resides at an elevation of 1,480 feet (451 m) above mean sea level. It has one runway designated 03/21 with an asphalt surface measuring 3,615 by 46 metres (11,860 ft × 151 ft).
Airlines and destinations
During Syrian Civil War
On 21 January 2016, Russia′s activity presumably aimed at setting up a new military base in the government-controlled and mainly abandoned airport was first reported.
- ^ a b Airport information for OSKL from DAFIF (effective October 2006)
- ^ Airport information for KAC at Great Circle Mapper. Source: DAFIF (effective October 2006).
- ^ SYRIA:direct. 21 October 2015 http://syriadirect.org/news/hasakah%E2%80%99s-qamishli-international-airport-now-closed-to-civilians/.
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