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Basrah International Airport Code BSR

Airport Codes


Airport coordinates

LAT / LON 30°32'56"N / 47°39'43"E


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Station ID: ORMM
Observation Time: 25/03/2021 2:23 pm

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About Basrah International Airport Code

Basrah International Airport code is BSR. This three-letter IATA code is based on the name of the airport. Located in the southern city of Basra at a height of 3 meters above sea level, this state-of-the-art airport is home to Iraqi Airways. 

About Basrah International Airport (BSR)

Located in the heart of Basrah, Basrah International Airport (BSR) is regarded as the country’s second largest international airport. It was constructed in the 1980s by the State Organisation for Roads and Bridges (SORB) with an aim to provide a gateway to Iraq’s only port. 

Basrah International Airport was a VIP facility from the very beginning. The airport has undergone many transformations ever since it started operations in the 1980s. It is home to Iraqi Airways and is brimming with world-class amenities to make the travel of passengers an unforgettable experience of their lifetime. 

Basrah International Airport (BSR) Runway

Basrah International Airport (BSR) runway features a single runway: 

14/32 4,000m (concrete)

Nearest Airports to Basrah International Airport (BSR)

Kuwait International Airport 150 km 

Ahmed Al Jaber Air Base Airport 180 km

Ahwaz International Airport 200 km 

Nasiriyah Airport 249 km 

Khark Island 292 km 

Mahshahr Airport 341 km 

Dezbul Airport 351 km 

Qaisumah Domesti Airport 393 km 

Major Passenger Airlines Operating from Basrah International Airport (BSR)

Cham Wings Airlines


Fly Baghdad


Iraqi Airways

Middle East Airlines

Nile Air

Onur Air

Pegasus Airlines

Royal Jordanian

Qatar Airways

Turkish Airlines

Runway Data

Name Length Width Surface Lighted
14-32 13,124 ft 148 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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