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Birjand International Airport

Airport information
 Location of airport in Iran
Airport typePublic
Elevation1509 m (4952 ft)

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Birjand Airport is a small airport near Birjand, Iran. Due to the geopolitical eminence of Birjand in the eastern parts of Iran, Birjand airport started operation in 1933 as the 3rd operational airport in Iran. Birjand airport offers non-stop daily flights to Tehran and Mashhad.

Birjand airport was established in 1933 but there were only flights for very small airplanes. There was no any passenger terminals till 1354 Hejri-Shamsi (1975). The first passenger terminal was established in 1355 Hejri-Shamsi and flights from Mashhad and Tehran to Birjand were opened in 1355 Hejri-Shamsi by Pars-Air (Aseman) and Iran-air agencies. This terminal still is the only terminal for passengers. The chef executive of the airport was Mr Habibollah Dehghan Noudeh between 1342-1362,he did hard working to build the airport. During his era the airport expanded and in addition of the passengers terminal also other buildings including police station, cargo terminal, weather forecast station, the main office of the airport and the tower flight control were built. The main runway still is used for flights.

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