Taiz International Airport

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Taiz International Airport
Airport type Public
Operator N/A
Location Taiz
Elevation AMSL 4,838 ft / 1,475 m
Coordinates 13°41′09″N 044°08′21″E / 13.68583°N 44.13917°E / 13.68583; 44.13917Coordinates: 13°41′09″N 044°08′21″E / 13.68583°N 44.13917°E / 13.68583; 44.13917
TAI is located in Yemen
Location of airport in Yemen
Direction Length Surface
ft m
01/19 10,040 3,060 Asphalt

Taiz International Airport (IATA: TAIICAO: OYTZ) is a public airport located in Taiz, the capital of the Taiz Governorate, Yemen.

Airlines and destinations[edit]

All flights are currently suspended.[1]

Airlines Destinations
Felix Airways Djibouti, Dammam, Hodeida, Jeddah, Sana'a
Yemenia Cairo, Jeddah, Riyadh, Sana'a

Accidents and incidents[edit]

  • On 19 March 1969, a Douglas C-47 Skytrain 4W-AAS of Yemen Airlines crashed shortly after take-off due to an incorrectly assembled elevator trim tab which operated in the opposite manner to normal. The aircraft was operating a test flight, all four crew were killed.[2]
  • On 13 December 1973, a Douglas DC-3 4W-ABR of Yemen Airlines was reported to have been damaged beyond economic repair.[3]


  1. ^ Ghattas, Abir. "Yemen's No Fly Zone: Thousands of Yemenis are Stranded Abroad". Retrieved 8 April 2015. 
  2. ^ "4W-AAS Accident Description". Aviation Safety Network. Retrieved 9 February 2011. 
  3. ^ "4W-ABR Accident description". Aviation Safety Network. Retrieved 26 August 2010. 

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