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Ashgabat Airport

Ashgabat Airport
Airport information
 Location of airport in Turkmenistan
Airport typePublic
Elevation211 m (692 ft)

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Ashgabat Airport , also known as Saparmurat Turkmenbashy International Airport, is one of two international airports in Turkmenistan. It is located approximately 10 km (6 mi) northwest of the capital Ashgabat (Ashkhabad). The airport, with its air traffic control tower and a 12000 ft (3657.6 m)-long precision-approach runway (12L-30R), opened in 1994 and was named after the country's first president, Saparmyrat Niyazov.

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