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IKA Airport Information:

IATA / ICAO Codes: IKA / OIIE
Airport Names:
  1. Tehran Imam Khomeini International Airport
  2. فرودگاه امام خمینی
Location: Tehran, Iran
GPS Coordinates: 35°24'57"N by 51°9'7"E
Area Served: Tehran
Operator/Owner: Iranian Airports Holding Company
Airport Type: Public
Elevation: 3,305 feet (1,007 meters)
# of Runways: 2
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Facts about Tehran Imam Khomeini International Airport (IKA):

  • In addition to being known as "Tehran Imam Khomeini International Airport", another name for IKA is "فرودگاه امام خمینی".
  • The original opening was scheduled for 11 February 2004, the onset of the auspicious "Ten-Day Dawn" celebrations, marking the anniversary of the 1979 Islamic Revolution.
  • "I think they were given false reports that the Turks were still on the site, while they had all evacuated the airport by Friday," airport manager Hossein Pirouzi said.
  • The furthest airport from Tehran Imam Khomeini International Airport (IKA) is Totegegie Airport (GMR), which is located 11,511 miles (18,525 kilometers) away in Mangareva, Gambier Islands, French Polynesia.
  • TAV officials, who had agreed to clear out for two weeks for the dispute to be settled, also stated that they believed the memorandum of understanding they signed with the Iranian government last year to operate the airport's Terminal 1 is still in effect.
  • Tehran Imam Khomeini International Airport handled 4,986,477 passengers last year.
  • After construction of the main terminal was finished by M&J Foundation, the Iranian Civil Aviation Organization decided to turn the management of operations along with the construction of the second terminal to the TAV consortium of two Turkish and an Austrian companies.
  • Tehran Imam Khomeini International Airport (IKA) has 2 runways.
  • Just prior to the opening on 8 May, two local airlines refused to switch to the new airport.
  • The closest airport to Tehran Imam Khomeini International Airport (IKA) is Mehrabad Airport (THR), which is located 21 miles (34 kilometers) NNE of IKA.
  • On 26 October 2007, it was announced that as of 28 October 2007 at midnight, all international flights except those bound to and from Damascus, Jeddah and Medina were transferred to the Imam Khomeini International Airport and the IKA became Tehran's primary international airport.

Map of Nearest Airports from Tehran Imam Khomeini International Airport:

List of Nearest Airports from Tehran Imam Khomeini International Airport:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
120.93 miles (33.69 km) NNEMehrabad Airport (THR)Tehran, IranView Mehrabad Airport on a map Set THR as destination Airport Get more information about Mehrabad Airport
2108.66 miles (174.87 km) NEBishe Kola Air Base (BSM)Amol, IranView Bishe Kola Air Base on a map Set BSM as destination Airport Get more information about Bishe Kola Air Base
3141.82 miles (228.24 km) NESari Dasht-e Naz International Airport (SRY)Sari, IranView Sari Dasht-e Naz International Airport on a map Set SRY as destination Airport Get more information about Sari Dasht-e Naz International Airport
4151.66 miles (244.07 km) WSWHamadan Airport (HDM)Hamadan, IranView Hamadan Airport on a map Set HDM as destination Airport Get more information about Hamadan Airport
5188.57 miles (303.47 km) SSEIsfahan International Airport (IFN)Isfahan, IranView Isfahan International Airport on a map Set IFN as destination Airport Get more information about Isfahan International Airport
6213.22 miles (343.14 km) SWKhorramabad Airport (KHD)Khorramabad, IranView Khorramabad Airport on a map Set KHD as destination Airport Get more information about Khorramabad Airport
7216.23 miles (347.98 km) SShahrekord International Airport (CQD)Shahrekord, IranView Shahrekord International Airport on a map Set CQD as destination Airport Get more information about Shahrekord International Airport
8238.14 miles (383.24 km) WSWShahid Ashrafi Esfahani Airport (KSH)Kermanshah, IranView Shahid Ashrafi Esfahani Airport on a map Set KSH as destination Airport Get more information about Shahid Ashrafi Esfahani Airport
9251.26 miles (404.37 km) NWArdabil Airport (ADU)Ardabil, IranView Ardabil Airport on a map Set ADU as destination Airport Get more information about Ardabil Airport
10259.55 miles (417.71 km) SWDezful Airport (DEF)Dezful, IranView Dezful Airport on a map Set DEF as destination Airport Get more information about Dezful Airport
11264.65 miles (425.91 km) NNWLankaran International Airport (LLK)Lankaran, AzerbaijanView Lankaran International Airport on a map Set LLK as destination Airport Get more information about Lankaran International Airport
12301.84 miles (485.76 km) SEShahid Sadooghi Airport (AZD)Yazd, IranView Shahid Sadooghi Airport on a map Set AZD as destination Airport Get more information about Shahid Sadooghi Airport
13313.71 miles (504.87 km) SSWAhwaz International Airport (AWZ)Ahwaz, IranView Ahwaz International Airport on a map Set AWZ as destination Airport Get more information about Ahwaz International Airport
14328.53 miles (528.71 km) WSulaimaniyah International Airport (ISU)Sulaimaniyah, Kurdistan, IraqView Sulaimaniyah International Airport on a map Set ISU as destination Airport Get more information about Sulaimaniyah International Airport
15330.03 miles (531.13 km) SSWOmidiyeh Air Base (OMI)Omidiyeh, IranView Omidiyeh Air Base on a map Set OMI as destination Airport Get more information about Omidiyeh Air Base

Map of Furthest Airports from Tehran Imam Khomeini International Airport:

List of Furthest Airports from Tehran Imam Khomeini International Airport:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
111,510.83 miles (18,524.85 km) SSETotegegie Airport (GMR)Mangareva, Gambier Islands, French PolynesiaView Totegegie Airport on a map Set GMR as destination Airport Get more information about Totegegie Airport
211,265.93 miles (18,130.72 km) SSETureira Airport (ZTA)Tureia, Tuamotus, French PolynesiaView Tureira Airport on a map Set ZTA as destination Airport Get more information about Tureira Airport
311,168.52 miles (17,973.95 km) SSENukutavake Airport (NUK)Nukutavake, Tuamotus, French PolynesiaView Nukutavake Airport on a map Set NUK as destination Airport Get more information about Nukutavake Airport
411,159.16 miles (17,958.87 km) WSWMataveri International Airport (IPC)Easter Island, ChileView Mataveri International Airport on a map Set IPC as destination Airport Get more information about Mataveri International Airport
511,152.50 miles (17,948.17 km) SSEPukarua Airport (PUK)Pukarua, Tuamotus, French PolynesiaView Pukarua Airport on a map Set PUK as destination Airport Get more information about Pukarua Airport
611,027.94 miles (17,747.71 km) SEHao Airport (HOI)Hao, Tuamotu Island, French PolynesiaView Hao Airport on a map Set HOI as destination Airport Get more information about Hao Airport
710,892.09 miles (17,529.07 km) SSEFangatau Airport (FGU)Fangatau, French PolynesiaView Fangatau Airport on a map Set FGU as destination Airport Get more information about Fangatau Airport
810,856.21 miles (17,471.33 km) SERaroia Airport (RRR)Raroia, French PolynesiaView Raroia Airport on a map Set RRR as destination Airport Get more information about Raroia Airport
910,848.16 miles (17,458.37 km) SEMakemo Airport (MKP)Makemo, French PolynesiaView Makemo Airport on a map Set MKP as destination Airport Get more information about Makemo Airport
1010,822.69 miles (17,417.38 km) SEAnaa Airport (AAA)Anaa, Tuamotus, French PolynesiaView Anaa Airport on a map Set AAA as destination Airport Get more information about Anaa Airport
1110,812.49 miles (17,400.98 km) ESERurutu Airport (RUR)Rurutu, French PolynesiaView Rurutu Airport on a map Set RUR as destination Airport Get more information about Rurutu Airport
1210,744.19 miles (17,291.06 km) SEFakarava Airport (FAV)Fakarava, Society Islands, French PolynesiaView Fakarava Airport on a map Set FAV as destination Airport Get more information about Fakarava Airport
1310,688.12 miles (17,200.81 km) SEApataki Airport (APK)Apataki, French PolynesiaView Apataki Airport on a map Set APK as destination Airport Get more information about Apataki Airport
1410,663.56 miles (17,161.29 km) SEFa'a'ā International Airport (PPT)Papeete, Tahiti, French PolynesiaView Fa'a'ā International Airport on a map Set PPT as destination Airport Get more information about Fa'a'ā International Airport
1510,661.77 miles (17,158.42 km) SEArutua Airport (AXR)Arutua, Tuamotus, French PolynesiaView Arutua Airport on a map Set AXR as destination Airport Get more information about Arutua Airport