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Ashgabat International Airport Code ASB

Airport Codes

ZIP CODE 744000

Airport coordinates

LAT / LON 37°59'12"N / 58°21'39"E


Weather Observations

Station ID: UTAA
Observation Time: 24/03/2021 5:00 pm

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About Ashgabat International Airport Code

Ashgabat Airport code is ASB. This three-letter IATA is based on the name of the airport. Located at a height of 211 meters above sea level, Ashgabat Airport (ASB) primarily serves Ashgabat (pronounced as Ashkhabad by locals). 

About Ashgabat Airport (ASB)

Previously named Saparmyrat Turkmenbasy International Airport after Turkmenistan’s first president Saparmyrat Niyazov, Ashgabat Airport (ASB) is one of the busiest international airports in the country today. It started operations in 1994 and shut down its operations for a while to reopen in 2016 with a new design and business model. 

Ashgabat Airport (ASB) Runways

Ashgabat Airport (ASB) is serviced by two concrete runways: 

12L/30R : 3,800 m (concrete)

12R/30L : 3,800 m (concrete)

These runways are all geared to handle operations of all types of aircraft. They are both equipped with a second category ILS and platform. 

Ashgabat Airport (ASB) Terminal

Ashgabat Airport (ASB) hosts a variety of facilities including the passengers’ waiting room, VIP and CIP rooms, business clubs, restaurants, lounges, customs, and a 24-hour service counter among others. 

Major Passenger Airlines Operating from Ashgabat Airport (ASB)


China Southern Airlines


S7 Airlines

Turkish Airlines

Turkish Airlines

Turkmenistan Airlines

Runway Data

Name Length Width Surface Lighted
11-29 5,907 ft 114 ft Asphalt No
12R-30L 9,806 ft 196 ft Concrete Yes
12L-30R 12,467 ft 151 ft Concrete Yes

Frequently Asked Questions

  • When should I reach the airport to board a flight on time?
    You should reach 90 minutes in advance before the departure of your domestic flight and 3 hours before the departure of an international flight.
  • Yes. You can use the free Wi-Fi facility at the airport.
  • The airport features luxury lounges, duty-free shops, ATMs, onsite parking, multi-cuisine restaurants, and currency exchange counters among other facilities.
  • You must check with the Materials Management Department as all unclaimed properties found at the airport and its vicinity are deposited here.
  • Yes. You need to carry a copy of your boarding ticket along with a government-issued picture ID.
  • Yes. The airport has a 24*7 medical center helmed by well-trained doctors and paramedics. In the event of a medical emergency, ambulances are also provided.
  • Kindly get in touch with your respective airline.
  • Kindly refer to your respective airline’s guidelines should you wish to carry medicines on board. It is advised that you carry your doctor’s prescription as well.
  • For the safety of our passengers, we request them to not handle any unattended items. They are advised to inform about the same to the airport staff or security personnel.

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