Members of the U.S. Marine Corps performing a safety inspection of the runway, July 2012
|Operator||Afghan Ministry of Defense|
United States Marine Corps
|Serves||Zaranj, Nimruz Province|
|Location||Zaranj, Nimruz Province, Afghanistan|
|Elevation AMSL||1,592 ft / 485 m|
Zaranj Airport (IATA: ZAJ, ICAO: OAZJ) is a domestic airport located by the city of Zaranj in far southwestern Afghanistan. It was built by the Afghan government to serve the population of Nimruz Province. The airport is used for civilian and military purposes. In addition to the Afghan Air Force and Afghan National Police, the U.S military and the International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) also have presence.
Airlines and destinations
The airport also handles charter civilian and military flights.