Nakhchivan International Airport

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Nakhchivan International Airport

Naxçıvan Hava Limanı
Airport type Public / Military
Location Nakhchivan, Azerbaijan
Elevation AMSL 2,863 ft / 873 m
Coordinates 39°11′19″N 045°27′30″E / 39.18861°N 45.45833°E / 39.18861; 45.45833
NAJ is located in Azerbaijan
Location of airport in Azerbaijan
Direction Length Surface
m ft
14R/32L 3,300 10,826 Concrete
14L/32R 3,300 10,826 Asphalt
Statistics (2014)
Passengers 526,155
Passenger change 13–14 Increase4.9%
Aircraft movements 4,224
Movements change 13–14 Increase5.6%
Source: DAFIF,[1][2] ACI's 2014 World Airport Traffic Report.

Nakhchivan International Airport (Azerbaijani: Naxçıvan Beynəlxalq Hava Limanı) (IATA: NAJ, ICAO: UBBN) is a civilian airport and Azeri military airbase located in Nakhchivan,[1] the capital of the Nakhchivan Autonomous Republic, a landlocked exclave of Azerbaijan. The airport was built in the 1970s.[3]


The airport resides at an elevation of 2,863 feet (873 m) above mean sea level. It has two runways: 14R/32L with a concrete surface measuring 3,300 by 45 metres (10,827 ft × 148 ft) and 14L/32R with an asphalt surface measuring 3,300 by 42 metres (10,827 ft × 138 ft).

Airlines and destinations

Airlines Destinations
Azerbaijan Airlines Baku
Turkish Airlines Ganja, Istanbul
Utair Moscow-Vnukovo


Traffic by calendar year. Official ACI Statistics
Passengers Change from previous year Aircraft operations Change from previous year Cargo
(metric tons)
Change from previous year
2012 426,848 N.D. 3,685 N.D. 1,293 N.D.
2013 501,690 Increase17.53% 4,000 Increase 8.55% 1,629 Increase25.99%
2014 526,155 Increase 4.88% 4,224 Increase 5.60% 1,342 Decrease17.62%
Source: Airports Council International. World Airport Traffic Reports
(Years 2012,[4] 2013,[5] and 2014[6])


  1. ^ a b Airport information for UBBN from DAFIF (effective October 2006)
  2. ^ Airport information for NAJ at Great Circle Mapper. Source: DAFIF (effective October 2006).
  3. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 13 April 2015. Retrieved 11 April 2015. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  4. ^ Airport Council International's 2012 World Airport Traffic Report
  5. ^ Airport Council International's 2013 World Airport Traffic Report
  6. ^ Airport Council International's 2014 World Airport Traffic Report

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