Rasht Airport

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Rasht Airport

فرودگاه رشت
1 Rasht International Airport.jpg
Airport typePublic
OwnerGovernment of Iran
OperatorIran Airports Company
ServesRasht, Gilan
LocationRasht, Iran
Elevation AMSL-40 ft / -12 m
Coordinates37°19′31.13″N 49°36′20.94″E / 37.3253139°N 49.6058167°E / 37.3253139; 49.6058167Coordinates: 37°19′31.13″N 49°36′20.94″E / 37.3253139°N 49.6058167°E / 37.3253139; 49.6058167
RAS is located in Iran
Location of airport in Iran
Direction Length Surface
ft m
09/27 9,571 2,917 Asphalt
Statistics (2017)
Aircraft Movements4,646 Increase 21%
Passengers446,576 Increase 16%
Cargo3,944 tons Increase 13%

Rasht Airport (IATA: RAS, ICAO: OIGG) (Persian: فرودگاه بین المللی رشت‎) is an international airport located in 10 kilometers north of the city of Rasht, Gilan Province, in north of Iran. It also known as Sardar Jangal Airport. The airport has flight connections to different parts of Iran, and about 446.000 passengers passed through it in 2017.

Airlines and destinations[edit]

Caspian Airlines Asalouyeh, Mashhad
Georgian Airways Seasonal charter: Tbilisi
Iran Air Ahwaz, Ardabil, Isfahan, Mashhad, Tabriz, Tehran-Mehrabad, Urmia
Seasonal: Baghdad, Jeddah
Iran Aseman Airlines Bandar-Abbas, Shiraz, Tehran-Mehrabad
Charter: Tbilisi
Karun Airlines Tehran-Mehrabad, Ahvaz, Isfahan
Kish Air Kish Island, Mashhad, Asalouyeh
Qeshm Airlines Qeshm Island
Taban Air Mashhad
Tailwind Airlines Seasonal charter: Antalya
Zagros Airlines Mashhad

^a According to Iranian laws direct passenger flights to Antalya are banned[2], So Tailwind Airlines's seasonal charter flight from Rasht to Antalya have a stopover in Adana. However, Tailwind Airlines does not carry local traffic between Rasht and Adana. The return flights are direct. This law applies only to passenger flights and does not include VIP, Cargo or ferry flights.


See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Traffic Figures". Retrieved 14 February 2018.
  2. ^ https://twitter.com/aviationirancom/status/975789946987597824