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Mehrabad International Airport
فرودگاه بین‌المللی مهرآباد
IATA: THR – ICAO: OIII
Summary
Airport type Joint (Public/Military)
Location Tehran, Iran
Elevation AMSL 3,962 ft / 1,208 m
Runways
Direction Length Surface
ft m
09/27 1,556 474 Concrete
11L/29R 13,098 3,992 Asphalt
11R/29L 13,248 4,038 Asphalt

Mehrabad International Airport (Persian: فرودگاه بین‌المللی مهرآباد) (IATA: THR, ICAO: OIII) is an airport that serves Tehran, Iran. It remains the primary airport of Tehran but will soon be replaced by Imam Khomeini International Airport that was completed in 2004, although the exact date of the change has been postponed several times. It is located much closer to the city center than Khomeini Airport. An IATA airport code, also known an IATA location identifier, IATA station code or simply a location identifier [1], is a three-letter code designating many airports around the world, defined by the International Air Transport Association (IATA). ... The ICAO (IPA pronunciation: ) airport code or location indicator is a four-letter alphanumeric code designating each airport around the world. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... The term above mean sea level (AMSL) refers to the elevation (on the ground) or altitude (in the air) of any object, relative to the average sea level. ... A foot (plural: feet or foot;[1] symbol or abbreviation: ft or, sometimes, ′ – a prime) is a unit of length, in a number of different systems, including English units, Imperial units, and United States customary units. ... This article is about the unit of length. ... A foot (plural: feet or foot;[1] symbol or abbreviation: ft or, sometimes, ′ – a prime) is a unit of length, in a number of different systems, including English units, Imperial units, and United States customary units. ... This article is about the unit of length. ... This article is about the construction material. ... Asphalt is a sticky, black and highly viscous liquid or semi-solid that is present in most crude petroleums and in some natural deposits. ... “Farsi” redirects here. ... An IATA airport code, also known an IATA location identifier, IATA station code or simply a location identifier [1], is a three-letter code designating many airports around the world, defined by the International Air Transport Association (IATA). ... The ICAO (IPA pronunciation: ) airport code or location indicator is a four-letter alphanumeric code designating each airport around the world. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... Imam Khomeini International Airport (IATA: IKA, ICAO: OIIE) (In Persian: فرودگاه بین‌المللی امام خمینی) is located in Tehran, Iran. ... Year 2004 (MMIV) was a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ...

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Airport Tax at Mehrabad Airport

Airport tax for every Iranian Passport holder, as of year 2005, has been changed. The fee, regardless of age, is 150,000 Rials for the first time in a year (starting from Farvardin 1st, equivalent to March 21st, and ending the last day of Esfand, equivalent to March 20th)and 200,000 Rials for the second time or more. Note that this is for flights to most of the European countries. However, the tax is more for a couple of European and other countries. The previous fee was less and also, if a family member was on the same passport under a certain age, no fee was required. Airport tax can refer to: Airport Improvement Fee - charged by some airports to fund expansion projects. ...


Airlines and destinations

All destinations in bold are operated at the Hajj Terminal during Hajj seasons.


Terminal 1

Iran Air Tours Tupolev TU154M . ... Syrian Boeing 747SP Syrian Boeing 727 Syrian Arab Airlines (Arabic: مؤسسة الطيران العربية السورية), alternative name Syrianair (السورية) is the national flag-carrier airline of Syria, based in Damascus. ... Turkish Airlines (Turkish Türk Hava Yolları) (THY) is the national airline of Turkey based in Istanbul. ...

Terminal 2

  • Aeroflot (Moscow-Sheremetyevo)
  • Alitalia (Milan-Malpensa)
  • Austrian Airlines (Vienna)
  • British Airways
    • operated by BMED (London-Heathrow)
  • Iran Air (Amsterdam, Ankara, Beijing, Caracas, Cologne/Bonn, Copenhagen, Damascus, Dammam, Frankfurt, Geneva, Gothenburg-Landvetter, Hamburg, Istanbul-Atatürk, Jeddah, Karachi, Kuala Lumpur, London-Heathrow, Milan-Malpensa, Moscow-Sheremetyevo, Mumbai, Paris-Orly, Rome-Fiumicino, Seoul-Incheon, Stockholm-Arlanda, Tokyo-Narita, Vienna)
  • KLM (Amsterdam)
  • Lufthansa (Frankfurt)
  • Saudi Arabian Airlines (Jeddah, Madinah)

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Terminal 3

Markings of the IRIAF The Islamic Republic of Iran Air Force (IRIAF) is the aviation branch of the Iranian armed forces. ...

Terminal 4

  • Air France (Paris Charles De Gaulle)
  • Iran Air (Isfahan, Shiraz, Tabriz)
  • Iran Aseman Airlines (Abadan, Ahwaz, Ardabil, Asalouyeh, Bahrain, Bam, Birjand, Bishkek, Bojnord, Bushehr, Doha, Dushanbe, Gheshm, Ilaam, Kabul, Kermanshah, Khoy, Kuwait, Lamerd, Lar, Mashad, Rafsanjan, Ramsar, Rasht, Sabzevar, Sahand, Sanandaj, Shiraz, Tabas, Tabriz, Yasouj, Yazd)

Air France (Compagnie Nationale Air France) is an airline based in Paris, France, a subsidiary of Air France-KLM Group and is the international flag carrier of France. ... Iran Air is the flag carrier airline of Iran, based in Tehran. ... Iran Aseman Airlines is an airline based in Tehran, Iran. ...

Hajj Terminal

Open at Hajj season only

Iran Air is the flag carrier airline of Iran, based in Tehran. ... Saudi Arabian Airlines (Arabic: الخطوط الجوية العربية السعودية) is the national airline of Saudi Arabia, based in Jeddah. ...

Terminal 6

  • Iran Air (Kish Island)
  • Kish Air (Copenhagen, Kish Island, Istanbul-Atatürk, Kiev, Tabriz, Dubai, Varna, Abu Dhabi, Sharjah, Muscat, Damascus )
  • Saha Airlines (Asallouyeh , Mashad, Kish Island, Shiraz)

Iran Air is the flag carrier airline of Iran, based in Tehran. ... Kish Air (in Persian: کیش ایر) is an airline based in Tehran, Iran. ... Saha Airlines is an airline based in Tehran, Iran. ...

Accidents and incidents

  • On Sunday July 3, 1988, towards the end of the Iran Iraq War, the aircraft flying IR655 (a commercial flight operated by Iran Air that flew from Bandar Abbas, Iran to Dubai, UAE) was shot down by the U.S. Navy guided missile cruiser USS Vincennes between Bandar Abbas and Dubai, killing all 290 passengers and crew aboard, including 38 non-Iranians and 66 children. The Vincennes was inside Iranian territorial waters at the time. The case is referred to as Iran Air Flight 655, which overshadowed U.S.-Iran relations for many years.
  • On 20 April 2005 a Boeing 707-3J9C had an accident while landing in Mehrabad airport. After touchdown on runway 29L problems with the undercarriage (failure of a landing gear or tyre burst) caused the Boeing 707 to slide off the runway into the Kan River. Three passengers were killed after they fell in the river during the evacuation.
  • On 19 June 2005 a Northwest Airlines DC-10 en route from Mumbai to Amsterdam made an emergency landing at Mehrabad Airport due to an indication of a fire in the cargo hold, which turned out to be a false alarm. No American airliners had landed in Iran since the revolution. The plane left 8 hours later without incident.[1]
  • On 6 December 2005 an Iranian Air Force C-130 Hercules crashed in Tehran shortly after taking off from the airport.

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References

  • Mehrabad Airport (official web site)
  • A-Z World Airports: Mehrabad Airport (THR/OIII)
  • World Aero Data airport information for OIII

External links


  Results from FactBites:
 
Mehrabad International Airport - Definition, explanation (106 words)
Mehrabad International Airport (IATA Code THR/ICAO Code OIII) is an airport that serves Tehran, Iran.
It was the primary airport until Imam Khomeini International Airport was completed in 2004.
On June 19, 2005 a Northwest Airlines DC-10 enroute from Mumbai (Bombay) to Amsterdam diverted to Mehrabad Airport.
Mehrabad International Airport - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (239 words)
Mehrabad International Airport (IATA: THR, ICAO: OIII) is an airport that serves Tehran, Iran.
It remains the primary airport of Tehran but will soon be replaced by Imam Khomeini International Airport that was completed in 2004, although the exact date of the change has been postponed several times.
On 19 June 2005 a Northwest Airlines DC-10 en route from Mumbai (Bombay) to Amsterdam diverted to Mehrabad Airport.
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