Chaghcharan Airport

Chaghcharan Airport

Dari: ميدان هوايي چغچران

Pashto: د چغچران هوايي ډګر
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Mil Mi-17s of the Afghan Air Force in 2010, a year before the runway was asphalted
Summary
Airport typePublic/Military
Owner Afghanistan
Operator
ServesGhor Province
LocationChaghcharan, Afghanistan
Elevation AMSL7,475 ft / 2,278 m
Coordinates34°31′35″N 65°16′15″E / 34.52639°N 65.27083°E / 34.52639; 65.27083 (Chakhcharan Airport (Chakhcharan))Coordinates: 34°31′35″N 65°16′15″E / 34.52639°N 65.27083°E / 34.52639; 65.27083 (Chakhcharan Airport (Chakhcharan))
Map
CCN is located in Afghanistan
CCN
CCN
Location of airport in Afghanistan
Runways
Direction Length Surface
m ft
06/24 2,001 6,565 Asphalt
ISAF:[2]

Chaghcharan Airport (Dari: ميدان هوايي چغچران; Pashto: د چغچران هوايي ډګر; IATA: CCN, ICAO: OACC) is located in the eastern section of Chaghcharan, which is the capital of Ghor Province in Afghanistan.[3][4] It is a domestic airport under the country's Ministry of Transport and Civil Aviation (MoTCA),[1] and serves the population of Ghor and nearby provinces. Security in and around the airport is provided by the Afghan National Security Forces.

Sitting at an elevation of 7,475 feet (2,278 m) above sea level, Chaghcharan Airport has one asphalt runway measuring 6,565 by 98 feet (2,001 m × 30 m).[2] It is capable of supporting small to medium (C130) sized aircraft. The Hari River runs south and east of the airport. The International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) became occupants of the airport until their mission ended in late 2014. It was developed and made more useful during that time.

The other closest airports to Chaghcharan are: Maymana Airport in Faryab Province to the north; Bamyan Airport in Bamyan Province to the east; Nili Airport in Daykundi Province to the southeast; Bost Airport in Helmand Province to the southwest; Farah Airport in Farah Province to the southwest; Herat International Airport in Herat Province to the west; and Qala i Naw Airport in Badghis Province to the northwest.

Airlines and destinations

AirlinesDestinations
Kam Air Herat, Kabul

See also

References

  1. ^ a b "Afghan Civilian and Military Airports Resume Activities". TOLOnews. January 29, 2022. Retrieved 2022-07-24.
  2. ^ a b "Chaghcharan Airport opening ceremony - made by CCR PRT PIO OF1 Paulius Babilas (1)". 11 September 2011.
  3. ^ Accident history for CCN at Aviation Safety Network
  4. ^ Airport information for OACC at Great Circle Mapper.

External links

  • Chaghcharan Airport opening ceremony - made by CCR PRT PIO OF1 Paulius Babilas (1)
  • Airport Records by Dr. Günther Eichhorn
  • Current weather for OACC at NOAA/NWS


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