List of airports in Afghanistan

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This is a list of airports in Afghanistan, grouped by type and sorted by location.

Afghanistan has 4 international airports which is expected to increase to five by the end of 2014. The Kabul International Airport serves the population of Kabul and the surrounding areas, Mazar-e Sharif International Airport serves northern Afghanistan, Kandahar International Airport serves the southern parts of the country and Herat International Airport serves the population of western Afghanistan.

There are also about 16 regional domestic airports which are spread over the country in various provinces, which serve the smaller, more remote areas. Some of these airports have gravelled airside facilities and operate under visual flight rules.

Airports across Afghanistan[edit]

City served Province ICAO IATA Airport name Runway Elev. (m)
 International airports
Kabul Kabul OAKB KBL Hamid Karzai International Airport 11/29: 3511 × 45 m, Concrete 1791
Herat Herat OAHR HEA Herat International Airport 01/19: 3014 × 45 m, Asphalt 1003
Kandahar Kandahar OAKN KDH Kandahar International Airport 05/23: 3200 × 55 m, Asphalt 1017
Mazar-i-Sharif Balkh OAMS MZR Mazar-e Sharif International Airport 06/24: 2998 × 45 m, Asphalt 392
 Major domestic airports
Ghazni Ghazni OAGN GZI Ghazni Airport 15/33: 305 x ? m (being expanded) 2183
Jalalabad Nangarhar OAJL JAA Jalalabad Airport 13/31: 1975 × 27 m, Asphalt 561
Kunduz Kunduz OAUZ UND Kunduz Airport 11/29: 1996 m x 45 m, Asphalt 444
 Regional domestic airports
Bamyan Bamyan OABN BIN Bamyan Airport 07/25: 2200 × ? m, Asphalt 2565
Chaghcharan Ghor OACC CCN Chaghcharan Airport 06/24: 2000 × 30 m, Asphalt 2278
Darwaz Badakhshan OADZ DAZ Darwaz Airport 09/27: 654 × 32 m, Gravel 1533
Farah Farah OAFR FAH Farah Airport 15/33: 1836 × 34 m, Gravel 674
Fayzabad Badakhshan OAFZ FBD Fayzabad Airport 18/36: 1844 × 34 m, PSP 1171
Gardez Paktia OAGZ GRG Gardez Airport 03/21: 1664 x 53, Gravel 2374
Khost Khost OAKS KHT Khost Airfield 06/24: 1859 × 27 m, Gravel 1151
Khwahan Badakhshan OAHN KWH Khwahan Airport ??/??: 671 × ? m, Gravel 980
Koran va Monjan (Kiran wa Munjan) Badakhshan OARZ KUR Razer Airport 08/26: 884 × 31 m, Gravel 2520
Lashkar Gah (Bost) Helmand OABT BST Bost Airport 01/19: 2302 × 30 m, Asphalt 774
Maymana (Maimanah) Faryab OAMN MMZ Maymana Airport 14/32: 2000 × 30 m, Asphalt 838
Nili Daykundi OANL Nili Airport 18/36: 732 × 18 m, Gravel 2233
Sardeh Band Ghazni OADS SBF Sardeh Band Airport 02/20: 2104 m, Gravel 2125
Qala i Naw Badghis OAQN LQN Qala i Naw Airport 04/22: 1999 × 25 m, Concrete 905
Sheberghan Jowzjan OASG Sheberghan Airfield 06L/24R: 2621 × 24, Asphalt
06R/24L: 2115 × 30, Gravel
321
Shighnan (Sheghnan) Badakhshan OASN SGA Sheghnan Airport 16/34: 803 × 30 m, Gravel 2042
Taloqan Takhar OATQ TQN Taloqan Airport 16/34: 1574 × 35 m, Gravel 816
Tarinkot (Tarin Kowt) Urozgan OATN TII Tarinkot Airport 12/30: 2225 × 27 m, Concrete 1365
Zaranj Nimruz OAZJ ZAJ Zaranj Airport 16/34: 2500 × 60 m, Gravel 485
 Military airports
Bagram Parwan OAIX OAI Bagram Air Base 03/21: 3602 × 46 m, Concrete 1484
Baraki Barak Logar OASH OAA Forward Operating Base Shank 16L/34R: 2002 × 27, Concrete
16R/34L: 610 × 23, Concrete
2016
Girishk (Gereshk) Helmand OAZI OAZ Camp Shorabak (Camp Bastion) 01/19: 3500 × 46 m, Concrete/Asphalt 888
Khost Khost OASL OLR Forward Operating Base Salerno 09/27: 1219 x 27 m, Gravel 1168
Lashkar Gah (Bost) Helmand OADY DWR Dwyer Airport 05/23: 2439 × 36 m, Concrete 737
Qalat Zabul OAQA Qalat Airport 02/20: 1501 x 34, Gravel 1641
Sharana Paktika OASA OAS Sharana Airstrip 14/32: 1300 x 19, Asphalt 2266
Shindand Herat OASD OAH Shindand Air Base 18/36: 2417 × 28 m, Concrete 1152
 Small local airports
Andkhoy (Andkhoi) Faryab OAAK Andkhoi Airport 07/25: 756 x 18, Gravel 274
Ghaziabad Nangarhar OAGA Ghaziabad Airport 07/25: 610 x 36, DIRT 510
Ishkashim (Eshkashem) Badakhshan OAEM Eshkashem Airport 14/32: 896 x 21, ASPHALT 2620
Muqur Ghazni OAMK Muqur Airport 03/21: 1265 x 35, GRASS 2012
Panjab Bamyan OAPJ Panjab Airport 03/21: 366 x 23, Gravel 2682
Taywara Ghor OATW Taywara Airport 18/36: 582 x 44, GRASS 2246
Urgun Paktika OAOG URN Urgun Airport ? 2225
Khas Uruzgan Urozgan OARG URZ Uruzgan Airport ? 2050
Yangi Qaleh Takhar OAYQ Yangi Qaleh Airport 03/21: 610 x 35, GRASS 810
Yawan Badakhshan OAYW Yawan Airport 05/23: 567 x 28, GRASS 1721

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