Tozeur–Nefta International Airport

Tozeur–Nefta International Airport (French: Aéroport International de Tozeur–Nefta, Arabic: مطار توزر نفطة الدولي) (IATA: TOE, ICAO: DTTZ) is an airport serving Tozeur in Tunisia.[3]

Tozeur–Nefta International Airport

مطار توزر نفطة الدولي
Airport typePublic
OperatorTunisian Civil Aviation & Airports Authority
ServesNefta, Tunisia
Elevation AMSL287 ft / 87 m
Coordinates33°56′23″N 08°06′38″E / 33.93972°N 8.11056°E / 33.93972; 8.11056
TOE is located in Tunisia
Location of airport in Tunisia
Direction Length Surface
m ft
09/27 3,167 10,581 Asphalt
Source: DAFIF[1][2]

Airlines and destinations edit

The following airlines operate regular scheduled and charter flights at Tozeur–Nefta Airport:

Transavia Paris–Orly[4]
Tunisair Express Tunis

Accidents and incidents edit

On 27 May 2023, a Flight Design CTSW (67BQF) and a gyroplane collided mid-air; both occupants of 67BQF survived with injuries. The gyroplane crashed and burned; both occupants were killed. The two aircraft were participating in the 34th Rassemblement Aerien International de Tunisie (RAIT) ralleye.[5]

Trivia edit

  • Two Boeing 747 aircraft of Iraqi Airways have been stored at this airport since the Gulf War. Saddam Hussein had put them there to protect the planes from the first Gulf War. They are waiting regulations of dispute with Kuwait in a new white paint and some traces of its original green color. They can be seen near the airport terminal and on satellite images. These are Boeing 747-200C (YI-AGP, c/n 22366) and Boeing 747SP (YI-ALM, c/n 22858).

References edit

  1. ^ "Airport information for DTTZ". World Aero Data. Archived from the original on 5 March 2019.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: unfit URL (link) Data current as of October 2006. Source: DAFIF.
  2. ^ Airport information for TOE at Great Circle Mapper. Source: DAFIF (effective October 2006).
  3. ^ Tozeur–Nefta International Airport Archived 25 June 2009 at the Wayback Machine at Office de l'Aviation Civile et des Aeroports (OACA) Archived 25 May 2009 at the Wayback Machine
  4. ^ "TRANSAVIA FRANCE ADDS TOZEUR SERVICE IN NW23". AeroRoutes. 30 June 2023. Retrieved 27 June 2023.
  5. ^ and

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