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Mashhad International Airport
Shahid Hashemi Nejad Airport
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IATA: MHD – ICAO: OIMM
Summary
Airport type Public/Military
Owner Iranian Airports Holding Company
Operator Razavi Khorasan Province Airports department
Serves Mashhad
Location Mashhad
Hub for Iran Air Tours
Mahan Air Secondary
Taban Air Secondary
Iran Asseman Airlines Secondary
Iran Air Focus City
Kish Air Focus City
Elevation AMSL 3,263 ft / 995 m
Coordinates 36°14′06″N 59°38′27″E / 36.235°N 59.64083°E / 36.235; 59.64083Coordinates: 36°14′06″N 59°38′27″E / 36.235°N 59.64083°E / 36.235; 59.64083
Website http://mashhad.airport.ir/
Runways
Direction Length Surface
ft m
14R/32L 12,877 3,925 Asphalt
14L/32R 12,503 3,811 Asphalt
Statistics (2009)
Passengers 5,005,645
Cargo 34,853tons
Source: Iranian Airports Holding Company

Mashhad International Airport or Shahid Hashemi Nejad Airport (IATA: MHD, ICAO: OIMM) is an airport in Mashhad, Razavi Khorasan, Iran.

The airport is country's second busiest only to Tehran Mehrabad Airport and above the famous Tehran's Imam Khomeini International Airport. In 2009 airport handled 5,005,645 passengers along with 34,853 tons of cargo. It is connected to 57 destinations and has frequent flights to 30 cities within Iran and 27 destinations in the Central Asia , the Middle East, Europe and East Asia.

The Airport has been under vast expansion project which is to be finished by opening a new Haj Terminal with 10,000 m area on May 24, 2010 will be followed by opening a new international Terminal with 30000 m area and custom storage facilities in a week after that.

Airlines and destinations

Airlines Destinations Terminal
Aria Air Tehran-Mehrabad Domestic
Bahrain Air Bahrain International
Caspian Airlines Tehran-Mehrabad Domestic
Caspian Airlines Damascus International
Eram Air Tehran-Mehrabad, Shiraz, Tabriz Domestic
Fars Qeshm Air Tehran-Mehrabad Domestic
Gulf Air Bahrain International
Iran Air Gorgan, Tehran-Mehrabad, Birjand Domestic
Iran Air Bahrain, Beirut, Frankfurt, Jeddah, Kuala Lumpur, Kuwait, Dammam International
Iran Air Tours Abadan, Ardabil, Ahvaz, Bandar Abbas, Bushehr, Chabahar, Isfahan, Kermanshah, Khorramabad, Rasht, Sari, Shahrekord, Shiraz, Tabriz, Tehran-Mehrabad, Urmia, Yazd, Zahedan Domestic
Iran Air Tours Bishkek, Dubai International
Iran Aseman Airlines Ahwaz, Tehran-Mehrabad, Shiraz, Zahedan Domestic
Iran Aseman Airlines Bahrain, Bishkek, Dubai, Dushanbe International
Iraqi Airways Basra, Najaf
Jazeera Airways Dubai, Kuwait International
Kam Air Kabul International
Kish Air Isfahan, Kish Island, Tabriz, Tehran-Mehrabad Domestic
Kish Air Damascus International
Mahan Air Ahwaz, Asaluyeh,Abadan, Kerman, Shiraz, Tehran-Mehrabad, Zabol , Zahedan ,Ardabil,zanjan,Esfehan,Bandar Abbas,Kish Island Domestic
Mahan Air Bangkok-Suvarnabhumi, Dammam, Damascus, Kuwait,bahrain International
Qatar Airways Doha International
Saha Airlines Tehran-Mehrabad Domestic
Saudi Arabian Airlines Dammam, Jeddah, Medina [seasonal] International
Shaheen Air International Lahore International
Turkish Airlines Istanbul-Atatürk International
Zagros Air Tehran-Mehrabad Domestic

Accidents and incidents

  • On 1 September 2006, an Iran Air Tours Tupolev Tu-154 skidded off the runway as it was landing at Mashhad International Airport and caught fire. A tire had blown on the aircraft during landing. The aircraft was carrying 147 passengers, 29 of them died in the accident. The Tu-154 was flying from Bandar Abbas to Mashhad.
  • On 24 July 2009, Aria Air Flight 1525, an Ilyushin Il-62, route THR-MHD (Teheran Mehrabad, Iran to Mashad, Iran) crashed with 153 passengers and caught fire; 3 passengers and 13 crew died.
  • On 24 January 2010, Taban Air Flight 6437, a Tupolev Tu-154M, crashed whilst making an emergency landing at Mashhad International Airport due to a medical emergency; all 157 and 13 crew survived the accident with 42 receiving minor injuries. It is reported that the aircraft was on an ILS landing in fog when the tail struck the ground causing the plane to veer off the runway, followed by a nose-gear collapse, then the right wing struck the ground causing the aircraft to burst into flames.


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General Info
Country Iran
ICAO ID OIMM
Time UTC+3:30
Latitude 36.235195
36° 14' 06.70" N
Longitude 59.640972
059° 38' 27.50" E
Elevation 3263 feet
995 meters
Type Joint (Civil and Military)
Magnetic Variation 003° E (01/06)
Beacon Yes
Operating Agency MILITARY - CIVIL JOINT USE AIRPORT
Alternate Name SHAHID HASHEMI NEJAD INTL
Operating Hours 24 HOUR OPERATIONS


Communications
TWR 118.1
121.7
121.9
257.8
ATIS
Opr 0200-2000Z.
126.4
APP 127.3
353.8


Runways
ID Dimensions Surface PCN ILS
14R/32L 12877 x 148 feet
3925 x 45 meters
ASPHALT 060FBXT NO
14L/32R 12503 x 148 feet
3811 x 45 meters
ASPHALT 060FBXT YES


Navaids
Type ID Name Channel Freq Distance From Field Bearing From Navaid
TACAN MSD MASHHAD 056X - At Field -
VOR-DME MSD MASHHAD 087X 114 At Field -
NDB MSD MASHHAD - 385 At Field -


Supplies/Equipment
Fuel Jet A1, without icing nhibitor.

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


Remarks
CAUTION Animal and bird haz.
FUEL (NC-100LL, A1)
TFC PAT Rwy 14L/R not avbl for ldg 1830-0330Z unless tailwind component excedes 10 Kt for Rwy 32L/R.



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