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Sulaimaniyah International Airport

Sulaimaniyah International Airport (IATA: ISU, ICAO: ORSU) is an airport 15 kilometers outside the city of Sulaimaniyah, in Iraqi Kurdistan.

Sulaimaniyah International Airport

Firokaxaney Nawdewletî Silêmanî / فڕۆکەخانەی نێودەوڵەتی سلێمانی

مطار السليمانية الدولي
Sulaymaniyah Airport.jpg
44929 The Sulayamaniyah International Airport in 2007.jpg
Summary
OperatorKurdistan Regional Government
ServesSulaymaniyah, Iraq
Elevation AMSL2,492 ft / 760 m
Coordinates35°33′39″N 45°18′52″E / 35.56083°N 45.31444°E / 35.56083; 45.31444
Websitesul-airport.com
Map
ISU is located in Iraq
ISU
ISU
Location of airport in Iraq
Runways
Direction Length Surface
m ft
13/31 3,500 11,483 Concrete

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HistoryEdit

The construction of the airport began in November 2003, and it was inaugurated in July 2005. International flights were shut down from 29 September 2017 following a decision taken by the Iraq Civil Aviation Authority (ICAA), but the airport remained open for domestic and humanitarian flights.[1] The international flight ban was lifted in March 2018.[2]

FacilitiesEdit

The airport has facilities for both cargo and passengers. Sulaimaniyah International Airport has three terminals; for departures, arrivals and VIPs.

Airlines and destinationsEdit

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Iraqi govt enforces international flight ban in Kurdistan region". France 24. 29 September 2017.
  2. ^ https://www.iraqinews.com/features/kurdistans-sulaimaniyah-sets-first-foreign-flight-since-iraqi-embargo-lifted/
  3. ^ Liu, Jim (25 April 2019). "Armenia schedules new service to Iraq in S19". Routesonline. Retrieved 25 April 2019.
  4. ^ "Booking". flyebl.com.
  5. ^ https://www.flydubai.com/en/destinations/middle-east/iraq/sulaimaniyah
  6. ^ https://www.routesonline.com/news/38/airlineroute/284127/iraqi-airways-adds-sulaymaniyah-baku-service-from-may-2019/
  7. ^ https://www.routesonline.com/news/38/airlineroute/284436/iraqi-airways-adds-sulaymaniyah-frankfurt-service-from-mid-may-2019/
  8. ^ https://twitter.com/aviationirancom/status/999546119410642944
  9. ^ http://www.routesonline.com/news/38/airlineroute/268904/pegasus-begins-sulaymaniyah-flight-from-sep-2016/
  10. ^ "Istanbul New Airport Transition Delayed Until April 5, 2019 (At The Earliest)".

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