Kashan Airport

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Kashan Airport

فرودگاه کاشان
Summary
Airport typePublic
ServesKashan, Isfahan
LocationKashan, Iran
Elevation AMSL3,465 ft / 1,056 m
Coordinates33°53′43.20″N 051°34′37.36″E / 33.8953333°N 51.5770444°E / 33.8953333; 51.5770444Coordinates: 33°53′43.20″N 051°34′37.36″E / 33.8953333°N 51.5770444°E / 33.8953333; 51.5770444
Websitekashanairport.ir
Map
KKS is located in Iran
KKS
KKS
Location of airport in Iran
Runways
Direction Length Surface
ft m
11/29 11,342 3,457 Asphalt

Kashan Airport (IATA: KKS, ICAO: OIFK) (Persian: فرودگاه کاشان‎) is one of the oldest airports in Iran, which became operational in 1954. The airport is 12 kilometers southeast of the city of Kashan, between the two main and transit roads, Kashan–Isfahan and Kashan–Yazd, as well near the Tehran – Bandar Abbas railway line to the south of the pass.[1]

History[edit]

In 1373 the decision was taken to build the airport in the city of Kashan. For this purpose, a land area of about 800 hectares in the southeast of Kashan was selected. The actions in a short time to build a 2700-meter and 45 meter band and a few aircraft taxi and parking aircraft capable of heavy-duty park and a pavilion building, the led. On 13 June 1954 the President sitting in a Fokker 28, carrying the time the airport was open and operating effectively. Kashan municipalities continue and complete the construction of the airport and construction of a passenger terminal building with an area of 800 square meters and the infrastructure required to accomplish that, according to the Corps Aerospace Force, Iranian Revolutionary Guards airport was Kashan delivery.

In 1973, flight and landing permits were issued for Kashan airport. This license is for domestic flights and days. Prepare and equip the airport to fly by the city of Kashan Kashan performed under the supervision of the Civil Aviation Authority has ended.

On 4 September 1974, Tehran test flight was conducted in Kashan and vice versa by the airline Air dynamic aircraft Antonov 74 aircraft it was. The flight and airport proximity in order to control inputs and outputs of projects carried airport. During the flight for 1.5 hours. Reports received from the flight, was confirmed as positive.[citation needed]

The airport reopened on 2 June 2016 after twenty years hiatus with flight from Mashhad International Airport by ATA Airlines.[2][3] The airport now has flights to Kish Island in south of Iran.[4][5] Iran Air, The national flag carrier of Iran, plans Shiraz and Mashhad launch in 2018 from Kashan Airport.[6]

Airlines and destinations[edit]

AirlinesDestinations
ATA AirlinesMashhad
Iran Airtour Mashhad
Kish Airlines Kish Island

References[edit]

  1. ^ "فرودگاه کاشان، معرفی فرودگاه های ایران - کجارو". Kojaro.com. Retrieved 2019-01-15.
  2. ^ www.Kashan.ir. "شهرداری کاشان". www.kashan.ir. Retrieved 15 January 2019.
  3. ^ www.Kashan.ir. "شهرداری کاشان". www.kashan.ir. Retrieved 15 January 2019.
  4. ^ Amin (4 June 2016). "Kashan Airport Resumes Operations After Two Decades". Retrieved 15 January 2019.
  5. ^ "اطلاعات پرواز فرودگاه کاشان". airportportal.ir. Retrieved 15 January 2019.
  6. ^ "ایرنا - نخستین هواپیمای ATR72-600 پسابرجامی در فرودگاه کاشان به زمین نشست". Irna.ir. Retrieved 2019-01-15.