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Airport Overview

The suspension of international flights to the airports in Erbil and Sulaymaniyah has been extended until 28 February 2018.Erbil International Airport (IATA: EBL, ICAO: ORER), is the main airport of Erbil city in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq (KRI). It is administered by the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) and is one of two international airports in the KRG. The new modern airport opened its doors in 2010. At 4,800m, the airport has one of the longest runways in the world.


For more information on airport contacts, please see the following link: 4.2.2 5 Iraq Airport Company Contact List

Information on some aviation service providers can be found at:


There are two main helicopter landing pads. They are both made of asphalt and both are operational and well maintained. Airport authorities should be contacted to coordinate use of the helipad (see 4.2.2 5 Iraq Airport Company Contact List).


Helipad #1



Largest Helicopter that can Land


Width and Length (m)