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Birjand International Airport
فرودگاه بین المللی بیرجند
IATA: XBJ – ICAO: OIMB
Summary
Airport type Public
Location Birjand
Elevation AMSL 4,952 ft / 1,509 m
Coordinates 32°53′53″N 59°15′58″E / 32.89806°N 59.26611°E / 32.89806; 59.26611Coordinates: 32°53′53″N 59°15′58″E / 32.89806°N 59.26611°E / 32.89806; 59.26611
Runways
Direction Length Surface
ft m
08/26 7,093 2,162 Asphalt
10/28 13,123 4,000 Asphalt

IranAir flight at Birjand airport


IranAir flight at Birjand airport
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Aerial view of Birjand, a few minutes before arriving at Birjand Airport
Aerial view of Birjand, a few minutes before arriving at Birjand Airport

Birjand Airport (IATA: XBJ, ICAO: OIMB) is a small airport near Birjand, Iran. Due to the geopolitical eminence of Birjand in the eastern parts of Iran, Birjand airport started operation in 1933 as the 3rd operational airport in Iran. Birjand airport offers non-stop daily flights to Tehran and Mashhad.

Birjand airport was established in 1933 but there were only flights for very small airplanes. There was no any passenger terminals till 1354 Hejri-Shamsi (1975). The first passenger terminal was established in 1355 Hejri-Shamsi and flights from Mashhad and Tehran to Birjand were opened in 1355 Hejri-Shamsi by Pars-Air (Aseman) and Iran-air agencies. This terminal still is the only terminal for passengers. The chef executive of the airport was Mr Dehghan between 1342-1362,he did hard working to build the airport. During his era the airport expanded and in addition of the passenger airport also other buildings including police station, cargo terminal, weather forecast station, the main office of the airport and the tower flight control were built. The main runway still is used for flights.


Flights

Airlines Destinations Aircraft Type
Iran Air Tehran, Mashhad Fokker100
Iran Aseman Airlines Tehran Fokker100 - ATR
Taban Air Damascus MD-82

Airlines previously operated a flight to Birjand

Airlines Destinations Aircraft Type
Mahan Air Tehran Airbus A320
Kish Air Tehran Fokker100
Taban Air Tehran BAe 146-300

History

Runway 10/28 Repair (September 2010)

Another phase of repair started in September 2010.

First Flight to Syria (August 2010)

Taban airlines operated the first no-stop flight between Birjand and Damascus.

Runway 10/28 Repair (October 2009)

In October 2009, runway 10/28 was closed for fundamental repair. The runway was strengthened, re-carpeted and extended to 4000 meters to accommodate wide-body aircrafts. During the construction phase all flights were suspended while Aseman Airline utilized the older runway (08/26) and started daily flights to Tehran.

First International Flight (June 2008)

Birjand airport became an international airport after the first international flight to Medina, KSA in June 2008.

Airport Location

Airport location

  • Airport information for OIMB at World Aero Data. Data current as of October 2006.


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General Info
Country Iran
ICAO ID OIMB
Time UTC+3:30
Latitude 32.898056
32° 53' 53.00" N
Longitude 59.266111
059° 15' 58.00" E
Elevation 4952 feet
1509 meters
Magnetic Variation 002° E (01/06)
Operating Agency CIVIL GOVERNMENT, (LANDING FEES AND DIPLOMATIC CLEARANCE MAY BE REQUIRED)
Operating Hours SEE REMARKS FOR OPERATING HOURS OR COMMUNICATIONS FOR POSSIBLE HOURS


Communications
INFO 127.1
121.7


Runways
ID Dimensions Surface PCN ILS
08/26 7093 x 82 feet
2162 x 25 meters
ASPHALT 018FBYU NO
10/28 9521 x 148 feet
2902 x 45 meters
ASPHALT 035FBXT NO


Navaids
Type ID Name Channel Freq Distance From Field Bearing From Navaid
VOR-DME BJD BIRJAND 082X 113.5 5.6 NM 141.2
NDB BJD BIRJAND - 405 At Field -


Supplies/Equipment
Fuel JP-4, Wide cut turbine fuel MIL Spec T-5624

Jet A1, without icing nhibitor.

100/130 MIL Spec, low lead, aviation gasoline (BLUE)


Remarks
CAUTION Animal haz.
FUEL Opr SR-SS (NC-A1)
OPR HOURS Opr 0330-1330Z.



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