|WORLD AREA CODE||634|
|IATA METROPOLITAN CODE||BGW|
LAT / LON 33°15'45"N / 44°14'4"E
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)
Cham Wings Airlines
Iran Aseman Airlines
|15R-33L||10,830 ft||148 ft||Concrete||No|
|15L-33R||13,124 ft||197 ft||Concrete||Yes|