Zaranj Airport

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Zaranj Airport
Zaranj Airfield assessment-5.jpg
Members of the U.S. Marine Corps performing a safety inspection of the runway, July 2012
Airport typeMilitary
Owner Afghanistan
OperatorAfghan Ministry of Defense
United States Marine Corps
ServesZaranj, Nimruz Province
LocationZaranj, Nimruz Province, Afghanistan
Elevation AMSL1,592 ft / 485 m
Coordinates30°58′20″N 061°51′57″E / 30.97222°N 61.86583°E / 30.97222; 61.86583 (Zaranj Airport (Zaranj))Coordinates: 30°58′20″N 061°51′57″E / 30.97222°N 61.86583°E / 30.97222; 61.86583 (Zaranj Airport (Zaranj))
ZAJ is located in Afghanistan
Location of airport in Afghanistan
Direction Length Surface
m ft
16/34 2,500 8,202 Gravel
Sources:,[1] AIP Afghanistan[2]

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.[3][4] 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[edit]

Kam Air Kabul[5]

The airport also handles charter civilian and military flights.

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