Despite the fact that Yazd is one of the least populated cities of Iran, it is known as one of the best tourism destinations in the world after Venice in Italy due to its diverse historical and cultural attractions. Stay with us in this article, in order to familiarize you with Yazd International Airport (Yazd Shahid Sadoughi Airport) and its facilities.
Introducing the Yazd International Airport
The age of Yazd Airport (Shahid Sadoughi airport Yazd) returns to 1348. The airport initially began its operations only for national flights, but after some time military and educational flights were provided. So now, in addition to passenger and business flights, organizations such as the Army and the Revolutionary Guard Corps and related centers to them use this airport for military flights.
It is interesting to know that the airport has the capability to become the main base of aeronautical education in Iran due to its geographical location and its lack of air and area barriers.
Currently, the airport consists of two separate terminals with shared facilities for domestic and foreign flights.
Active airlines in Yazd Airport
- Iran air
- Iran Airtour
- Aseman Airline
- Karun airlines
- Kish Air
- Ata Airlines
- Saudia Airlines
- Taban Airlines
- Zagros Airlines
with these airlines, you can fly to the local cities likeTehran, Kish, Mashhad, Bandar Abbas and foreign cities of Damascus, Medina, Jeddah. According to available statistics, Karun airways, Kish Air, Taban airline, Zagros airline and Aseman airlines are the most active airlines at the airport.
Weekly and seasonal Flight Schedule of Shahid Sadoughi
Currently, due to high demand, there are 3 flights daily from Yazd to Tehran, 2 flights in the morning and one in the afternoon and 6 flights a week to Mashhad. According to news released, it will soon be possible to fly from Yazd to Zahedan.
Accesses to Yazd International Airport
To enter the airport you should enter through the main gate of airport which is located on the eastern side of Azadegan Boulevard. Since the airport is not far you can use personal car or taxi to get to the airport.
Facilities of airport
Restaurant and café
The best thing you can do while waiting for your flight is treating yourself to one of the delicious dishes at the airport.
If you use your personal car to get to the airport you can park it at the private parking until the time you get back.
The emergency and medical services department of the airport provided services 24 hours a day for dear passengers.
With a variety of bank branches across the airport, you can do all banking affairs before your flight.
Special services for disabled people
The possibility of offering preliminary services such as wheelchair, special moving route, etc. for disabled people are among the most important features of this international airport.
Packaging travel luggage in the best way is one of the services provided by this airport for dear passengers.
At all terminals and parts of airport passenger can use free and high speed internet.
Flight ticket sales office
You can use available airways at the airport to buy flight tickets and travel to another part of the country.
by using store booth at Shahid Sadoughi Yazd Airport, you can buy a variety of goods, including special souvenirs from Yazd.