Tabriz International Airport

Tabriz International Airport (Persian: فرودگاه بین المللی تبریز‎) (IATA: TBZ, ICAO: OITT) is an airport that serves Tabriz, Iran. It is the primary airport of Tabriz. The runway of the airport is also used by Tactical Air Base 2 of the Islamic Republic of Iran Air Force.

Tabriz International Airport

فرودگاه بین المللی شهید مدنی تبریز
Entrance of Tabriz International Airport.jpg
Summary
Airport typePublic/military
OwnerGovernment of Iran
OperatorIran Airports Company
Iranian Air Force
ServesTabriz, East Azarbaijan
LocationTabriz, Iran
Hub forATA Airlines
Elevation AMSL4,459 ft / 1,359 m
Coordinates38°08′02″N 46°14′06″E / 38.13389°N 46.23500°E / 38.13389; 46.23500Coordinates: 38°08′02″N 46°14′06″E / 38.13389°N 46.23500°E / 38.13389; 46.23500
Websitetabriz.airport.ir
Map
TBZ is located in Iran
TBZ
TBZ
Location of airport in Iran
Runways
Direction Length Surface
ft m
12L/30R 11,995 3,656 Concrete
12R/30L 11,537 3,516 Asphalt
Statistics (2017)
Aircraft movements15,602 Increase 10%
Passengers1,942,726 Increase 10%
Cargo14,680 tons Increase 11%

Airlines and destinationsEdit

AirlinesDestinations
ATA AirlinesAhwaz, Bandar Abbas, Isfahan, Istanbul, Kish Island, Mashhad, Shiraz, Tehran–Mehrabad[2]
Charter: İzmir
Caspian AirlinesAsalouyeh, Tehran–Mehrabad
Corendon AirlinesSeasonal charter: Antalya
Georgian Airways Seasonal charter: Tbilisi
Iran AirAhwaz, Baku, Isfahan, Mashhad, Rasht, Sari, Tehran–Mehrabad
Seasonal: Baghdad
Iran Air ToursIstanbul, Kish Island, Mashhad, Shiraz, Tehran–Mehrabad
Charter: İzmir
Iran Aseman Airlines Shiraz, Tehran–Mehrabad
Kish Airlines Kish Island
Onur AirSeasonal charter: Antalya
Pegasus AirlinesSeasonal charter: Antalya
Qeshm AirlinesBaghdad, Bandar Abbaas, Hamburg, Shiraz, Tehran–Mehrabad
Saudia Seasonal: Jeddah, Medina
SunExpressSeasonal charter: Antalya
Taban Air Charter: Batumi, Tbilisi, Yerevan
Turkish AirlinesIstanbul[3]
Zagros AirlinesMashhad, Tehran–Mehrabad
Seasonal charter: Isparta

Accidents and incidentsEdit

  • On 6 June 2018 the Tapandegan (Palpitaters in Persian), an Iranian hacker group, hacked the arrival and departure monitors at Tabriz International Airport, and defaced sign boards in the evening, showing a protest message against “wasting Iranians’ resources" and expressing support for Iranian truckers who have been on strike across Iran for several weeks.[4][5]

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Traffic Figures". Retrieved 14 February 2018.
  2. ^ صفدری, مهرداد شادمان منش-حسین. "هواپیمایی آتا". Retrieved 25 June 2016.
  3. ^ "Istanbul New Airport Transition Delayed Until April 5, 2019 (At The Earliest)".
  4. ^ "Hackers briefly shut off airport monitors in Iran's Tabriz". seattletimes.com. 7 June 2018. Retrieved 29 June 2018.
  5. ^ "Hackers briefly shut off airport monitors in Iran's Tabriz". foxnews.com. 7 June 2018. Retrieved 29 June 2018.

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