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Ganja International Airport (Azerbaijani: Gəncə Beynəlxalq Hava Limanı) (IATA: KVD, ICAO: UBBG) is an airport serving Ganja[1] (also known as Gyandzha[2]), the second-largest city in Azerbaijan.

Ganja International Airport

Gəncə Beynəlxalq Hava Limanı
Summary
Airport typePublic / Military
LocationGanja, Azerbaijan
Elevation AMSL1,083 ft / 330 m
Coordinates40°44′16″N 046°19′03″E / 40.73778°N 46.31750°E / 40.73778; 46.31750
Websiteganjaairport.com
Map
KVD is located in Azerbaijan
KVD
KVD
Location of airport in Azerbaijan
Runways
Direction Length Surface
m ft
12/30 3,300 10,827 Asphalt/Concrete
Statistics (2014)
Passengers329,156
Passenger change 13–14Decrease4.6%
Aircraft movements3,060
Movements change 13–14Increase0.3%
Source: ACI's 2014 World Airport Traffic Report.

It is also used by the Azerbaijani Air and Air Defence Force and was previously used by the Soviet Air Force.

FacilitiesEdit

The airport resides at an elevation of 1,083 feet (330 m) above mean sea level. It has one runway designated 12/30 with an asphalt/concrete surface measuring 3,300 by 44 metres (10,827 ft × 144 ft).[3]

Airlines and destinationsEdit

StatisticsEdit

Traffic by calendar year. Official ACI Statistics
Passengers Change from previous year Aircraft operations Change from previous year Cargo
(metric tons)
Change from previous year
2012 259,451 N.D. 2,814 N.D. 917 N.D.
2013 345,055  32.99% 3,052   8.46% 883   3.71%
2014 329,156   4.61% 3,060   0.26% 721  18.35%
Source: Airports Council International. World Airport Traffic Reports
(Years 2012,[6] 2013,[7] and 2014[8])

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Airport information for UBBG from DAFIF (effective October 2006)
  2. ^ Airport information for KVD at Great Circle Mapper. Source: DAFIF (effective October 2006).
  3. ^ charts.aero – Airport Charts for UBBG/KVD Archived 2 October 2013 at the Wayback Machine
  4. ^ "AZAL will continue flights to Ganja and Gabala | Azerbaijan Airlines". www.azal.az. Retrieved 18 February 2017.
  5. ^ "Route map of Buta Airways". butaairways.az. 11 July 2017. Retrieved 11 July 2017.
  6. ^ Airport Council International's 2012 World Airport Traffic Report
  7. ^ Airport Council International's 2013 World Airport Traffic Report
  8. ^ Airport Council International's 2014 World Airport Traffic Report

External linksEdit