Port Sudan New International Airport

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Port Sudan New International Airport

مطار بورتسودان الدولي الجديد
Summary
Airport typePublic
OwnerGovernment of Sudan
OperatorSudan Airports Holding
ServesPort Sudan, Sudan
LocationPort Sudan, Sudan
Elevation AMSL43 m / 141 ft
Coordinates19°26′01″N 037°14′03″E / 19.43361°N 37.23417°E / 19.43361; 37.23417Coordinates: 19°26′01″N 037°14′03″E / 19.43361°N 37.23417°E / 19.43361; 37.23417
Map
PZU is located in Sudan
PZU
PZU
Location of the airport in Sudan
Runways
Direction Length Surface
m ft
17/35 2,460 8,071 Asphalt

Port Sudan New International Airport (IATA: PZU, ICAO: HSPN) is an airport serving Port Sudan, Sudan. Located 20 kilometers south of the city, PZU is the second largest international airport in Sudan in terms of air traffic and international destinations served. Port Sudan New International Airport is a full member of the IATA as of 2014.

Airlines and destinations[edit]

AirlinesDestinations
Badr AirlinesKhartoum[1]
flydubaiDubai–International, Khartoum
Nile AirCairo
Nova AirwaysKhartoum[2]
SaudiaJeddah[3]
Sudan AirwaysCairo, Jeddah, Khartoum
Turkish AirlinesIstanbul, Khartoum (both begin 27 February 2020)[4]

Accidents and incidents[edit]

On 8 July 2003, Sudan Airways Flight 139, a Boeing 737, crashed about 15 minutes after take-off. All 117 passengers and crew were killed in the crash. The cause was mechanical failure followed by pilot error. A baby initially survived the accident, but later died from his wounds.

References[edit]

  1. ^ ":: Badr Airlines ::". www.badrairlines.com.
  2. ^ "Nova Airways". www.novaairways.com.
  3. ^ 2018, UBM (UK) Ltd. "Saudia plans Port Sudan launch in S17".
  4. ^ https://www.routesonline.com/news/38/airlineroute/283940/turkish-airlines-re-schedules-port-sudan-launch-to-late-feb-2020/