Monastir Habib Bourguiba International Airport

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Monastir Habib Bourguiba International Airport
Aéroport International de Monastir–Habib Bourguiba
مطار الحبيب بورقيبة الدولي
Monastir airport.jpg
Summary
Airport typePublic
OperatorTAV Airports Holding
ServesMonastir, Tunisia
Hub forNouvelair
Elevation AMSL9 ft / 3 m
Coordinates35°45′29″N 010°45′17″E / 35.75806°N 10.75472°E / 35.75806; 10.75472
Websitehabibbourguibaairport.com
Map
MIR is located in Tunisia
MIR
MIR
Location of airport in Tunisia
Runways
Direction Length Surface
m ft
07/25 2,903 9,524 Asphalt
Statistics (2009)
Passengers3,831,924

Monastir Habib Bourguiba International Airport (French: Aéroport International de Monastir–Habib Bourguiba, AIMHB, Tunisian Arabic: مطار الحبيب بورقيبة الدولي‎) (IATA: MIR, ICAO: DTMB) is an airport serving Monastir in Tunisia.[3] The Tunisian Civil Aviation and Airports Authority (OACA) awarded the management of the airport to TAV Airports Holding in March 2007.[4] The airport is named after the former president Habib Bourguiba was born in Monastir.

History[edit]

During World War II, the airport was known as Monastir Airfield and was used by the United States Army Air Forces Twelfth Air Force 81st Fighter Group during the North African Campaign. The 81st flew P-39 Airacobras from the airfield between 26 May and 10 August 1943.

Overview[edit]

The airport activity is mainly due to the movement of tourists coming to visit Monastir, Sousse and the surrounding resorts (Monastir-Skanes and Port El Kantaoui in particular). Almost all charter flights are concentrated during the tourist season. The main airlines operating currently at the airport are Nouvelair and Tunisair. With a capacity of 3.5 million passengers per year, the terminal covers 28,000 m². The airport was the first in the country in terms of traffic with 4,279,802 passengers in 2007.

Like all Tunisian airports, the airport is originally managed by the Office of Civil Aviation and Airports (OACA). However, in January 2008, it came under the management of the Turkish consortium TAV Airports Holding for a period of 40 years, under the concession.

Airlines and destinations[edit]

AirlinesDestinations
Azur Air Seasonal charter: Kaliningrad,[5] Moscow–Domodedovo,[5] Nizhny Novgorod,[5] Rostov-on-Don-Platov,[5] Saint Petersburg[5]
Bravo Airways Seasonal charter: Kharkiv, Kiev-Zhuliany[6] Lviv[7]
Brussels Airlines Seasonal charter: Brussels[8]
Condor Seasonal: Frankfurt
Enter Air Seasonal charter: Gdańsk, Katowice, Poznań, Warsaw-Chopin, Wrocław[9]
Eurowings Seasonal: Cologne/Bonn
Germania Seasonal: Dresden, Nuremberg
Libyan Airlines Tripoli-International[10]
Nordwind Airlines Seasonal charter: Kaliningrad,[11] Kazan,[11] Moscow–Sheremetyevo,[11] Nizhny Novgorod,[11] Orenburg,[11] Saint Petersburg,[11] Samara,[11] Ufa[11]
Nouvelair Lyon, Nice, Paris–Charles de Gaulle
Seasonal: Bergamo, Berlin–Tegel, Cologne/Bonn, Düsseldorf,[12] Frankfurt, Hannover, Leipzig/Halle, Lille, Marseille, Munich,[12] Nantes, Saint Petersburg, Stuttgart,[13] Vienna
Seasonal charter: Billund,[14] Bucharest (begins 3 June 2019),[15] Cluj–Napoca,[15] Dresden,[14] Helsinki,[14] Jeddah,[14] Katowice,[16] Marrakesh,[14] Nuremberg,[14] Medina,[14] Porto,[14] Suceava (begins 12 June 2019),[15][17] Tehran–Imam Khomeini,[14] Warsaw–Chopin[14]
Pegas Fly Seasonal charter: Arkhangelsk,[11] Chelyabinsk,[11] Krasnodar,[11] Krasnoyarsk,[11] Mineralnye Vody,[11] Nizhnekamsk,[11] Perm,[11] Rostov-on-Don-Platov,[18][11] Surgut,[11] Syktyvkar,[11] Voronezh,[11] Yekaterinburg[11]
SkyUp Seasonal charter: Kiev-Zhuliany[19]
Transavia Seasonal: Amsterdam
Transavia France Lyon, Nantes, Paris–Orly
Travel Service Seasonal charter: Brno,[20] Ostrava[20]
Travel Service Slovakia Seasonal charter: Košice[21]
Travel Service Hungary Seasonal charter: Budapest[22]
Tunisair Brussels, Düsseldorf, Frankfurt, Hamburg, Munich, Lyon, Marseille, Nice, Paris–Orly
Seasonal: Berlin–Schönefeld, Geneva, Milan-Malpensa,[23] Verona[24]
Seasonal charter: Belgrade,[25] Bordeaux, Brno,[20] Budapest, Graz, Košice,[21] Lille, Ljubljana, Lyon, Moscow–Vnukovo,[26] Nantes, Ostrava,[20] Paris–Charles De Gaulle, Porto,[27] Prague, Saint Petersburg[28]

Access[edit]

The airport is served by trains on the electrified, metre-gauge Sahel Metro line and between Sousse and Gare Habib Bourguiba Monastir.

References[edit]

Citations[edit]

 This article incorporates public domain material from the Air Force Historical Research Agency website http://www.afhra.af.mil/.

  1. ^ Airport information for DTMB at World Aero Data. Data current as of October 2006.Source: DAFIF.
  2. ^ Airport information for MIR at Great Circle Mapper. Source: DAFIF (effective October 2006).
  3. ^ Monastir – Habib Bourguiba International Airport Archived 13 June 2009 at the Wayback Machine. at Office de l'Aviation Civile et des Aeroports (OACA) Archived 25 May 2009 at the Wayback Machine.
  4. ^ TAV: Monastir Airport will remain open and continue serving passengers
  5. ^ a b c d e "Flights". anextour.com. 24 April 2018.
  6. ^ "Проверка наличия мест на рейсах". b2b.tui.ua.
  7. ^ "Наличие мест на рейсах". pegasys.pegast.ru.
  8. ^ https://www.routesonline.com/news/38/airlineroute/279596/brussels-airlines-plans-monastir-service-in-w18/
  9. ^ "Charter flights - Rainbow". charterflights.r.pl.
  10. ^ "LN332 schedule. (Libyan Airlines flight: Tripoli -> Monastir)". info.flightmapper.net.
  11. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t "Flight Search". pegasys.pegast.ru. 19 February 2018.
  12. ^ a b 2018, UBM (UK) Ltd. "Nouvelair Tunisie adds German routes from Monastir in W17".
  13. ^ 2018, UBM (UK) Ltd. "Nouvelair Tunisie expands Monastir - Germany routes from Dec 2017".
  14. ^ a b c d e f g h i j https://www.nouvelair.com/en/network.html
  15. ^ a b c "Shuttle". amaratour.ro.
  16. ^ "Vol Katowice - Monastir - nouvelair". www.nouvelair.com.
  17. ^ "Curse Charter de pe Aeroportul Suceava spre Tunisia". informatiata.ro.
  18. ^ "Flight schedule". platov.aero. 4 December 2017.
  19. ^ "freight monitor". online.joinup.ua. 9 July 2018.
  20. ^ a b c d a.s., Letiště Brno. "Brno Airport, Brno - Turany internation airport - Brno - Czech Republic". www.brno-airport.cz.
  21. ^ a b http://www.airportkosice.sk/sk/pre-cestujucich/letovy-poriadok
  22. ^ http://www.habibbourguibaairport.com/monastirFlightInfo.aspx
  23. ^ "Seasonal flights". www.milanomalpensa-airport.com.
  24. ^ "Flights schedule". aeroportoverona.it. Retrieved 2018-03-21.
  25. ^ "Timetable :: Belgrade Nikola Tesla Airport". www.beg.aero.
  26. ^ "Tunisair adds Monastir – Moscow Vnukovo charters from June 2018". routesonline. 16 April 2018. Retrieved 16 April 2018.
  27. ^ "Tunisair adds Monastir – Porto charter in S18". routesonline. 4 January 2018. Retrieved 4 January 2018.
  28. ^ "Flight "Monastir"". pulkovoairport.ru.

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