Sheghnan Airport

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Sheghnan Airport
Summary
Serves Sheghnan, Afghanistan
Elevation AMSL 6,700 ft / 2,042 m
Coordinates 37°34′0″N 71°30′0″E / 37.56667°N 71.50000°E / 37.56667; 71.50000 (Sheghnan Airport (Sheghnan))Coordinates: 37°34′0″N 71°30′0″E / 37.56667°N 71.50000°E / 37.56667; 71.50000 (Sheghnan Airport (Sheghnan))
Map
OASN is located in Afghanistan
OASN
OASN
Location of airport in Afghanistan
Runways
Direction Length Surface
ft m
16/34 2,635 803 Gravel
Sources:[1][2][3] Landings.com[4]

Sheghnan Airport (IATA: SGA[5]ICAO: OASN) is located in the extreme northeast section of Afghanistan deep within Pamir mountain ranges in the Badakhshan Province of Afghanistan. The airport is close to the border with Tajikistan; to the east and parallel of the Shighnan airport is Khorog Airport in Tajikistan. These two airports are only 2,000 feet (0.6 km) apart and are separated by a river.

Facilities[edit]

The airport resides at an elevation of 6,700 feet (2,042 m) above mean sea level. It has one runway designated 16/34 with a gravel surface measuring 2,635 by 100 feet (803 m × 30 m).[1]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Sheghnan (OASN)". Afghanistan Ministry of Transport and Civil Aviation. Retrieved 1 January 2013. 
  2. ^ "Sheghnan". Afghanistan Ministry of Transport and Civil Aviation. 10 October 2006. Archived from the original on 27 September 2007. 
  3. ^ Airport information for Sheghnan, Afghanistan (OASN / SGA) at Great Circle Mapper.
  4. ^ Airport record for Sheghnan Airport at Landings.com. Retrieved 2013-8-1
  5. ^ "IATA Airport Code Search (SGA: Sheghnan)". International Air Transport Association. Retrieved 1 January 2013. 

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