BAKU, Azerbaijan, Jan. 31
By Elnur Baghishov – Trend:
The number of passengers transported through Ahvaz International Airport in the Khuzestan Province (south-western Iran) increased by 3 percent, during the first nine months of the current Iranian year (March 21 through December 21, 2021), compared to the same period last Iranian year, as was reflected in the statistics of Iran Airports and Air Navigation Company (IAC), Trend reports.
According to the statistics, a total of 1,112,730 passengers were transported through the Ahvaz airport in 9 months. Meanwhile, in the same period last Iranian year, the figure stood at 1,080,447.
Over 9 months, 13,365 flights (passenger planes only) were carried out from the airport, which is an increase of 14 percent, compared to the same period last Iranian year. Thus, 11,693 flights had been carried out in the same period last Iranian year.
“In addition, 11,492 tons of cargo were transported through the Ahvaz International Airport within the mentioned period. Cargo transportation increased by 19 percent, compared to the same period last Iranian year. So, the figure amounted to 9,675 tons in the same period last Iranian year,” the statistics said.
Iran's Ahvaz International Airport is located on an area of 2,450 hectares.
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