Palmyra Airport (Arabic: مطار تدمر) (IATA: PMS, ICAO: OSPR) is an airport serving Tadmur (ancient Palmyra), a city in Syria.
The airport resides at an elevation of 403 metres (1,322 ft) above mean sea level. It has one runway designated 08/26 with an asphalt surface measuring 2,880 by 45 metres (9,449 ft × 148 ft).
Airlines and destinations
Due to the ongoing Syrian Civil War, there are currently no scheduled flights operated to or from the airport. On 20 May 2015, ISIL captured the airbase.
As of 27 March 2016, it was recaptured by the Syrian Army following the 2016 Palmyra offensive only to be recaptured by ISIL 8 months later following the Palmyra offensive (December 2016). In March 2017, it was recaptured by the Syrian Army following the Palmyra offensive (2017)
- ^ a b c Airport information for OSPR from DAFIF (effective October 2006)
- ^ Airport information for PMS at Great Circle Mapper. Source: DAFIF (effective October 2006).
- ^ Leith Fadel. "Battlefield Update from Palmyra: ISIS Captures the Ancient and Modern Sectors". Al-Masdar News. Retrieved 22 May 2015.
- ^ "Regime forces takes control on Tadmur prison and military airport". Syrian Observatory For Human Rights. Retrieved 27 March 2016.