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Damascus International Airport
مطار دمشق الدولي
IATA: DAM – ICAO: OSDI
Summary
Airport type Joint (Civil and Military)
Operator Directorate General of Civil Aviation
Location Damascus
Hub for Syrian Air
Elevation AMSL 2020 ft / 616 m
Coordinates 33°24′41.48″N 36°30′56.01″E / 33.4115222°N 36.5155583°E / 33.4115222; 36.5155583Coordinates: 33°24′41.48″N 36°30′56.01″E / 33.4115222°N 36.5155583°E / 33.4115222; 36.5155583
Runways
Direction Length Surface
ft m
05R/23L 11,811 3,600 Asphalt
05L/23R 11,804 3,598 Asphalt

Damascus international airport

Damascus International Airport (Arabic, مطار دمشق الدولي) (IATA: DAM, ICAO: OSDI) is a public airport located in Damascus, the capital of Syria. Officially opened in the mid 1970s, DAM is Syria's busiest international airport. The airport is experiencing significant annual passenger growth rates. In 2009, an estimated 4.5 million passengers used the airport, an increase of more than 50% since 2004. It is currently undergoing much-needed renovations. A new state-of-the-art terminal is expected to be constructed in the near future.

Duty Free outlets

The airport features several 2 duty-free outlets. The largest of these, operated by Syrian company Ramak. The departures hall also includes an in-house coffee shop, several souvenir shops, 3 restaurants, and a business/first-class lounge.

City Transport

Cheap transport to central Damascus is offered by several bus and taxi companies, namely EuroCar, Orient Tours, Chamtour, Victoria Rent-a-Car, and Marmou. Al-Karnak, the state bus company, also offers service between the airport and Baramkeh bus terminal.

Airlines and destinations

Airlines Destinations
Aeroflot Moscow-Sheremetyevo
Air Algérie Algiers
Air Arabia Sharjah
Air France Paris-Charles de Gaulle
Alitalia Rome-Fiumicino
Syrian Airlines Vienna
Bahrain Air Bahrain
bmi London-Heathrow
Caspian Airlines Tabriz, Tehran-Imam Khomeini
Cham Wings Airlines Antalya, Baghdad, Dammam, Istanbul-Sabiha Gökçen, Malmö, Najaf, Sharm el-Sheikh
Conviasa Caracas
Cyprus Airways Larnaca
Czech Airlines Prague
EgyptAir Cairo
Emirates Dubai
Eram Air Tabriz, Tehran-Imam Khomeini
Etihad Airways Abu Dhabi
flydubai Dubai
Germania Berlin-Tegel, Düsseldorf, Munich
Gulf Air Bahrain
Iberia Madrid [seasonal]
Iran Air Tabriz, Tehran-Imam Khomeini
Iraqi Airways Baghdad, Basra, Najaf
Jazeera Airways Kuwait
Kish Air Tabriz, Tehran-Imam Khomeini
Kuwait Airways Kuwait
Libyan Airlines Benghazi, Tripoli
LOT Polish Airlines Warsaw [begins 3 November]
Mahan Air Mashhad, Tehran-Imam Khomeini
Malev Hungarian Airlines Budapest
Middle East Airlines Beirut
Nas Air Riyadh
Qatar Airways Doha
Royal Jordanian Amman-Queen Alia
Saudi Arabian Airlines Dammam, Jeddah, Riyadh
Sudan Airways Khartoum
Syrian Air Abu Dhabi, Aleppo, Algiers, Amman-Queen Alia, Amsterdam, Antalya, Athens, Bahrain, Barcelona, Beirut, Berlin-Schönefeld, Brussels, Bucharest-Otopeni, Cairo, Copenhagen, Dammam, Deir el Zor, Delhi, Doha, Dubai, Frankfurt, Jeddah, Kameshli, Khartoum, Kuwait, Larnaca, Latakia, London-Heathrow, Madrid, Marseille, Milan-Malpensa, Minsk, Moscow-Vnukovo, Paris-Orly, Riyadh, Rome-Fiumicino, Sharjah, Stockholm-Arlanda, Tehran-Imam Khomeini, Tunis, Tripoli, Vienna
Syrian Pearl Aleppo, Deir El Zor, Kameshli
TAROM Bucharest-Otopeni
Tunisair Tunis
Turkish Airlines Istanbul-Atatürk
Turkish Airlines operated by AnadoluJet Antalya
Wataniya Airways Kuwait
Yemenia Sana'a
Notes
  • ^1 Although Conviasa's flight to Caracas stops in Madrid, Conviasa has no rights to transport passengers between Damascus and Madrid.


Cargo airlines

Airlines Destinations
Cargolux Manila, Sharjah, Luxembourg
DHL Express
Fedex Express

Projects

Renovation a terminal 1 in capacity 3.5 million passengers per year in 2010 statistics.

Construction a railway connected hijaz station in damascus.

Construction a new terminal in capacity 7 million passengers per year.



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General Info
Country Syria
ICAO ID OSDI
Time UTC+2(+3DT)
Latitude 33.410636
33° 24' 38.29" N
Longitude 36.514267
036° 30' 51.36" E
Elevation 2020 feet
616 meters
Type Joint (Civil and Military)
Magnetic Variation 004° E (07/06)
Beacon Yes
Operating Agency MILITARY - CIVIL JOINT USE AIRPORT
Operating Hours 24 HOUR OPERATIONS
International Clearance Status Airport of Entry


Communications
TWR 118.075
121.9
ATIS 128.225
APP 120.0
121.3


Runways
ID Dimensions Surface PCN ILS
05R/23L 11811 x 148 feet
3600 x 45 meters
ASPHALT 069RCWT NO
05L/23R 11805 x 148 feet
3598 x 45 meters
ASPHALT 073RCWT YES


Navaids
Type ID Name Channel Freq Distance From Field Bearing From Navaid
VOR-DME DAM DAMASCUS 107X 116 3.6 NM 036.0
NDB MEZ MEZZE - 358 9.9 NM 103.0


Supplies/Equipment
Fuel 100/130 octane gasoline, leaded, MIL-L-5572F (GREEN)

Jet fuel avaiable but type is unknown.

Unknown fuel type or whether there is any fuel.


Remarks
CAUTION Bird haz, especially Autumn thru Spring.
FUEL (NC-A1)
LGT Rwy 05R VASI O/S. ABn O/S. Main twy and apn lgt O/S.



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