Mehrabad Airport (THR)

Despite handling domestic operations only, Mehrabad Airport (THR) is Iran’s busiest airport with passenger traffic of more than 16 million annually. The Government of Iran and Iranian Air Force also use this facility.

Mehrabad Airport Code

Mehrabad Airport code is THR. This IATA code is based on Iran’s capital city Tehran since it serves this metropolitan area primarily. Located at a height of 1,208 meters above sea level, this facility is home to a number of airlines including Iran Air, Mahan Air, and Miraj Airlines among others. 


General Information about Mehrabad Airport

The following table is an overview of THR Airport indicated below:

AirportMehrabad Airport
Airport TypePublic / military
OwnerGovernment of Iran
OperatorIran Airports Company, Iranian Air Force, Islamic Republic of Iran Army Aviation, Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps, Iranian Police Aviation
Built In (Year)1938
ServesTehran metropolitan area
Hub forCaspian Airlines, Chabahar Airlines. FlyPersia, Iran Air. Iran Airtour, Iran Aseman Airlines, Karun Airlines, Kish Air, Mahan Air, Meraj Airlines, Pars Air, Pouya Air, QeshmAir, Saha Airlines
Mehrabad Airport CodeTHR
Mehrabad Airport Terminals6
Mehrabad International Airport Runway2
Mehrabad International Airport Coordinates35°41′21″N 51°18′49″E
Mehrabad Airport AddressM8Q6+XFX, Tehran, Iran
Elevation3,962 ft / 1,208 m

Mehrabad Airport Map

The Mehrabad Airport location Map is a useful tool for finding your way around the airport, and for planning your journey.

Mehrabad International Airport Runways

Mehrabad Airport (THR) features two runways: 

11R-29L13,248 ft197 ftAsphaltYes
11L-29R13,098 ft148 ftAsphaltYes

Mehrabad Airport Terminals

There are six terminals at the airport: 

VIP Terminal

It is used by Meraj Airlines for all government purposes. 

CIP Terminal

This facility can be accessed by passengers on requests. 

Terminal 1 and Terminal 2

This facility is used by Iran Air, Airtours, ATA, Kish, Meraj, Qeshm, and Zagros. 

Terminal 4 and Terminal 6

All other airlines use this facility. 

Terminal 3

Terminal 3 is used by Cargo airlines. 

Terminal Crew

This facility is used by the crew of all airlines. 

Nearest Airport to Mehrabad International Airport (THR)

Some of the closest airports to THR Airport are:

  • Tehran Imam Khomeini International Airport: 72 kilometers
  • Rasht Airport: 349 kilometers

Major Airlines Operating from Mehrabad Airport (THR)

The following airlines operate from Mehrabad Airport:

  • ATA Airlines
  • Caspian Airlines
  • Iran Air
  • Iran Air Tours
  • Iran Aseman Airlines
  • Karun Airlines
  • Kish Air

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