Zahedan is the second largest city in Iran and has a great importance due to its geographical location. Zahedan’s long distance from the capital and its proximity to countries like Pakistan have doubled importance of its transportation system. In this article, we will learn more about Zahedan International Airport and its facilities.
An Introduction to Zahedan International Airport
Zahedan International Airport started its operation from 1332 with the main aim of moving Iranian businessmen. It is interesting to know that the airport originally consisted of only two tents that were used for customs clearance. However, after a while and due to increased trade relations between Iran and other countries, the importance of both domestic and foreign air flights multiplied.
This airport from the beginning started its operations as an international airport, because it only had one flight in a week that was the Tehran-Yazd-Zahedan-Karachi-Mumbai route.
Today, due to the large volume of traffic that passes through this airport, the eighth rank belongs to the airport of Zahedan among Iranian airports.
Terminals at Zahedan airport
Due to the development of this airport in recent years, the airport now consists of three separate terminals used for domestic, foreign and Hajj flights.
Airlines active at Zahedan International Airport
- Iran Air
Active flights at Zahedan airport
- Zahedan to Tehran and vice versa
- Zahedan-Bandar Abbas
Note: Non-scheduled flights are currently active and their destinations are usually Najaf, Jeddah, Damascus and Baghdad.
Zahedan International Airport Facilities:
Using the various stores at the airport, you can buy souvenirs from this city if you have not had an opportunity to do so before your trip.
Using the various bank branches located at the airport, you can do all your banking activities before your trip.
Restaurants and cafes
During your waiting time, enjoy a local or non-local dish sold at restaurants of this airport with. Also there is a good variety of buffets!
Other facilities of this airport are:
- Smoking room
- Mother and baby room
Phone and address of Zahedan airport
- Address: Zahedan, Shahid Motahari Blvd, Zahedan International Airport
- Call Center: 3222774-0541
- Direct telephone: 32363087
- Fax: 3263087
- Email: [email protected]
- Website: zahedan.airport.ir