Shiraz International Airport
|Shiraz International Airport
فرودگاه بینالمللی شهید دستغیب شیراز
|Owner||Iranian Airports Holding Company|
|Operator||Iran Civil Aviation Organization/Iran Air Force|
|Focus city for|
|Elevation AMSL||4,920 ft / 1,500 m|
Shiraz International Airport (IATA: SYZ, ICAO: OISS) (Persian: فرودگاه بین المللی شیراز) is an international airport located in Shiraz, Iran that is the main international airport of Fars province and southern region of Iran.
Shiraz International Airport, Also known as Shahid Dastgheib International Airport, is the largest airport in the southern region of Iran. After undergoing renovation and redevelopment work in 2005, Shiraz Airport was identified as the second most reliable and modern airport in Iran, after Tehran-Imam Khomeini , in flight safety including electronic and navigation control systems of its flight tower.
Shiraz International Airport has two main passenger terminals which are connected to each other:
Domestic Terminal or Terminal 1 is the older and larger than the other terminal and exclusively handles domestic flights within Iran.
International Terminal or Terminal 2 is used for all scheduled and charter international flights.
Also an international terminal is under construction for International flights which due to be built by 2020. After the complete of the new International Terminal the current International Terminals will be used for Hajj flights.
Airlines and destinations
The following airlines operate passenger flights at Shiraz International Airport:
|Iran Air Cargo||Doha, Tehran-Mehrabad|
Accidents and incidents
- On 15 June 1971, Douglas C-47A EP-ADG of the Air Taxi Co was damaged beyond economic repair in an accident at Shiraz Airport.
- Iran Civil Aviation Organization
- Transport in Iran
- List of airports in Iran
- List of the busiest airports in Iran
- List of airlines of Iran