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    فرودگاه آبادان

    (Wikipedia) - Abadan Airport Abadan International Airport Summary Airport type Location Elevation AMSL Coordinates Map Runways Statistics (1392 (2013))
    Abadan, Iran
    7 ft / 2 m
    30°21′55″N 048°13′59″E / 30.36528°N 48.23306°E / 30.36528; 48.23306Coordinates: 30°21′55″N 048°13′59″E / 30.36528°N 48.23306°E / 30.36528; 48.23306
    ABDLocation of airport in Iran
    Direction Length Surface m ft
    14R/32L 3,101 10,174 Asphalt
    14L/32R 2,265 7,430 Asphalt
    Aircraft Movements Passengers Cargo
    3,071 tonnes
    Source: Iranian Airports Holding Company

    Abadan International Airport (IATA: ABD, ICAO: OIAA) is situated 12 kilometers away from the city of Abadan, Iran.



    During World War II, Abadan Airport was a major logistics center for Lend-Lease aircraft being sent to the Soviet Union by the United States. Beginning in May 1942, the United States Army Air Forces Air Technical Service Command and the Douglas Aircraft Company established a plant here, with the 17th Air Depot Group assembling newly arrived aircraft and flight-testing them. Once prepared, they were flown to Mehrabad Airport, Tehran, for delivery to the Soviets. The airport was designated as Station #3, by the Air Transport Command North African Wing, with connecting routes to Mehrabad Airport, Tehran; RAF Habbaniya, Iraq, and Bahrain Airport, Bahrain.

    Airlines and destinations

    The following airlines offer scheduled passenger service:

    Airlines Destinations
    Air Arabia Sharjah
    Iran Air Isfahan, Tehran
    Iran Air Tours Isfahan, Mashhad, Shiraz, Tehran
    Iran Aseman Airlines Shiraz, Tehran
    Iranian Air Transport Mashhad, Tehran
    Kish Air Mashhad, Tehran
    Qeshm Airlines Tehran
    Zagros Airlines Isfahan, Kerman, Kermanshah, Mashhad
    Incidents and accidents

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