Tehran Imam Khomeini International Airport
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Imam Khomeini International Airport serves the metropolitan area of Tehran, Iran. Tehran is one of the largest urban areas in the Middle East and a major industrial and commercial centre, and Imam Khomeini International is a major aviation hub and transfer point in the region. The largest operators are national carrier Iran Air and Mahan Air, and the airport is served by over 35 airlines which operate to destinations across the Middle East, North Africa, Europe, the CIS, the Indian Subcontinent and South East Asia. Imam Khomeini International is operated by Iranian Airports Holding Company and is the larger of the two airports serving Tehran, the other being Mehrabad Airport.
Location of Tehran Imam Khomeini International Airport, Iran
Ground Handlers servicing Tehran Imam Khomeini International Airport
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