Payam International Airport

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Payam International Airport

فرودگاه پیام
Summary
Airport typePublic
OwnerMinistry of Information and Communications Technology of Iran
OperatorPayam Aviation Service Co.
LocationKaraj, Alborz, Iran
Hub forPayam Air
Elevation AMSL1,271 m / 4,170 ft
Coordinates35°46′33.9″N 050°49′36.1″E / 35.776083°N 50.826694°E / 35.776083; 50.826694Coordinates: 35°46′33.9″N 050°49′36.1″E / 35.776083°N 50.826694°E / 35.776083; 50.826694
WebsitePayam Airport
Map
PYK is located in Iran
PYK
PYK
Location of airport in Iran
Runways
Direction Length Surface
m ft
12/30 3,659 12,005 Asphalt
Sources: GCM,[1] STV,[2] World Aero Data[3]

Payam Airport (Persian: فرودگاه پیام‎) (IATA: PYK, ICAO: OIIP) is an international airport located in Karaj, 40 kilometres (25 mi) from Tehran, in the Alborz Province of Iran. The airport was established in 1990, but was not opened officially until 1997. Payam Aviation Services Co. operates the airport as part of Payam Special Economic Zone[4][5]. Payam Air previously operated an air mail hub at the airport.

The airport has served primarily as cargo field. Commercial passenger services start on 14 September 2018 (23 Sharivar 1397 AP). The first flight was a Taban Air service from Mashhad International Airport.[6][7]

ATA Airlines, Kish Air and Zagros Airlines are also listed as other initial operators. The destinations are listed to be Isfahan, Kish Island, Mashhad and Shiraz.[8]

Airlines and destinations[edit]

AirlinesDestinations
Taban AirMashhad[7]

Commercial agents[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Airport information for PYK at Great Circle Mapper.
  2. ^ Airport information for Payam Airport at Search (for) Travel website.
  3. ^ "WORLD AERO DATA - PAYAM". Retrieved 10 November 2015.
  4. ^ "فرودگاه بین المللی و منطقه ویژه اقتصادی پیام". فرودگاه بین المللی و منطقه ویژه اقتصادی پیام. Retrieved 15 January 2019.
  5. ^ "Payam aviation". Retrieved 15 January 2019.
  6. ^ "نخستین هواپیمای مسافری در فرودگاه پیام به زمین نشست". Retrieved 15 January 2019.
  7. ^ a b "Payam International Airport opens passenger terminal". Mehr News Agency. 15 September 2018. Retrieved 15 January 2019.
  8. ^ "شمارش معکوس برای اولین پرواز مسافری از البرز". Retrieved 15 January 2019.