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Baghdad International Airport Code BGW

Airport Codes

IATA CODE BGW
ICAO CODE ORBI
FAA CODE --
WORLD AREA CODE 634
COUNTRY CODE IRQ
ZIP CODE --
IATA METROPOLITAN CODE BGW

Airport coordinates

LAT / LON 33°15'45"N / 44°14'4"E

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Weather Observations

Station ID: ORBI
Observation Time: 25/03/2021 1:00 pm

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About Baghdad International Airport Code

Baghdad Airport code is BGW. This three-letter IATA code is based on the name of the airport. Since Baghdad Airport (BGW) was previously known as Saddam International Airport, its IATA airport code was also different. Baghdad Airport code was SDA. 

About Baghdad Airport (BGW)

Previously named Saddam International Airport after the president of Iraq, Baghdad International Airport (BGW) is the largest airport in the heart of Baghdad. It was developed by an international consortium Spie Batignolles and started full operations only after 1982. 

Being one of the busiest airports in the country, Baghdad International Airport (BGW) has now evolved into a cultural hub for millions of people travelling to Baghdad from all over the world. Expansion and development plans are underway. Once they come into existence then this facility will be able to handle more than 15 million passengers on its premises every year. 

Baghdad Airport (BGW) Runways

Baghdad Airport (BGW) is serviced by two runways: 

15R/33L 3,301 m (concrete)

15L/33R 4,000 m (concrete)

Baghdad Airport (BGW) Terminal

Baghdad Airport (BGW) features a single terminal that is equipped with all sorts of essential facilities. 

Nearest Airports to Baghdad Airport (BGW)

Ilam Airport 512 km

Arar Domestic Airport 549 km

Sanandaj Airport 594 km

Ahwaz International International Airport 594 km

Abadan Airport 602 km

Hamadan Airport 647 km

Khorramabad Airport 649 km

Dezful Airport 684 km

Major Passenger Airlines Operating from Baghdad Airport (BGW)

Air Arabia

Aircompany Armenia

AnadoluJet

ATA Airlines

Cham Wings Airlines

Egypt Air

Emirates

FlyBaghdad

flydubai

flynas

Gulf Air

Iran Air

Iran Aseman Airlines

Iraqi Airways

Runway Data

Name Length Width Surface Lighted
15R-33L 10,830 ft 148 ft Concrete No
15L-33R 13,124 ft 197 ft Concrete Yes

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