Sulaimaniyah International Airport
|Sulaimaniyah International Airport|
Firokaxaney Nawdewletî Silêmanî / فڕۆکەخانەی نێودەوڵەتی سلێمانی
مطار السليمانية الدولي
|Operator||Kurdistan Regional Government|
|Elevation AMSL||2,492 ft / 760 m|
The construction of the airport began in November 2003, and it was inaugurated in July 2005. International flights were shut down from 29 September 2017 following a decision taken by the Iraq Civil Aviation Authority (ICAA), but the airport remained open for domestic and humanitarian flights. The international flight ban was lifted in March 2018.
Airlines and destinations
- "Iraqi govt enforces international flight ban in Kurdistan region". France 24. 29 September 2017.
- Sulaimaniyah International Airport
- Airport information for ORSU at World Aero Data. Data current as of October 2006.Source: DAFIF.
- Airport information for ISU at Great Circle Mapper. Source: DAFIF (effective October 2006).
- Accident history for ISU at Aviation Safety Network
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