Shiraz Shahid Dastgheib International Airport
فرودگاه بین المللی شهید دستغیب شیراز
|Owner||Government of Iran|
|Operator||Iran Airports Company|
Iranian Air Force
Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps
Islamic Republic of Iran Navy Aviation
Iranian Police Aviation
|Focus city for|
|Elevation AMSL||4,920 ft / 1,500 m|
Shiraz Shahid Dastgheib International Airport (IATA: SYZ, ICAO: OISS) (Persian: فرودگاه بین المللی شیراز) is an international airport located in Shiraz, Iran that is the main international airport of Fars province and southern region of Iran.
Shiraz International Airport, Also known as Shahid Dastgheib International Airport, named before the great scholar, is the largest airport in the southern region of Iran. After undergoing renovation and redevelopment work in 2005, Shiraz Airport was identified as the second most reliable and modern airport in Iran, after Tehran-Imam Khomeini , in flight safety including electronic and navigation control systems of its flight tower.
Shiraz International Airport has two main passenger terminals which are connected to each other:
Domestic Terminal or Terminal 1 is the older and larger than the other terminal and exclusively handles domestic flights within Iran.
International Terminal or Terminal 2 is used for all scheduled and charter international flights. Also an international terminal is under construction for International flights which is due to be built by 2020. After the completion of the new International Terminal the current International Terminal will be used for Hajj flights.
The following airlines operate passenger flights at Shiraz International Airport:
|Caspian Airlines||Asaluyeh, Tehran–Mehrabad|
|Corendon Airlines||Seasonal: Adana, Antalya|
|Iran Air|| Abadan, Ahwaz, Bandar Abbas, Bandar Lengeh, Doha, Dubai–International, Isfahan, Kish Island, Kuwait City, Lamerd, Qeshm Island, Tehran–Mehrabad|
Seasonal: Baghdad, Jeddah, Medina
|Iran Aseman Airlines||Abadan, Ahwaz, Asaluyeh, Bandar Abbas, Kish Island, Lamerd, Mashhad, Muscat (suspended), Qeshm Island, Tehran–Mehrabad|
|Iran Air Tours||Asaluyeh, Tehran–Mehrabad|
|Kish Air|| Asaluyeh, Dubai–International, Kish Island, Mashhad, Muscat (suspended), Tehran–Mehrabad, |
Seasonal: Batumi, Tbilisi, Yerevan
Seasonal charter: Belgrade, Istanbul
|Kuwait Airways||Kuwait City (begins 7 July 2020)|
|Mahan Air||Ahwaz, Kerman, Kharg Island, Tehran–Mehrabad|
|Meraj Airlines||Mashhad, Tehran–Mehrabad|
|Pegasus Airlines||Seasonal charter: Antalya|
|Qeshm Airlines||Kish Island, Mahshahr, Mashhad, Qeshm Island, Tabriz, Tehran–Mehrabad|
|Salam Air||Muscat (suspended)|
|Sepehran Airlines||Ahwaz, Asaluyeh, Bandar Abbas, Kish Island, Mashhad, Tehran–Mehrabad|
|SunExpress||Seasonal charter: Antalya|
|Taban Air||Baghdad, Najaf|
|Zagros Airlines|| Mashhad, Tehran–Mehrabad|
Charter: Kuwait City, Tbilisi, Yerevan
^a According to Iranian laws direct passenger flights to Antalya are banned, So Pegasus Airlines and SunExpress seasonal charter flights from Shiraz to Antalya have a stopover in Adana. However, these airlines do not carry local traffic between Shiraz and Adana. The return flights also has the same conditions. This law applies only to passenger flights and does not include VIP, Cargo or ferry flights.
|Iran Air Cargo||Doha, Tehran-Mehrabad|
Today, 10 flights are scheduled from Tehran to Adana, but none of them have it as their final destination. As direct flights to Antalya are still banned, flights first land in Adana. Even though charters to Antalya are marketed in Iran, this story repeats itself every year. #Iranpic.twitter.com/kz6P7H5rYP