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Genjem Airport

(GNJ)

Genjem, Papua, Indonesia

IATA Code GNJ ICAO Code
City Genjem Country/Region Indonesia (ID)
Type

Hub for
Latitude -2.6 Longitude 140.183
Time Zone +09:00 Phone Number
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Ganja International Airport (IATA: GNJ, ICAO: UBBG) is an airport serving Ganja (also known as Gyandzha), the second-largest city in Azerbaijan. In August 2021 IATA announced a newly assigned code of “GNJ”, which will reflect the city's new name. The former code of “KVD” refers to the old toponym, Kirovabad.

It was previously used by the Soviet Air Force. In 1996 the airport received the status of an international airport and since then is used for civil aviation purposes. In August 2021 IATA announced a newly assigned code of “GNJ”, which will reflect the city's new name. The former code of “KVD” refers to the old toponym, Kirovabad.

The airport resides at an elevation of 1,083 feet (330 m) above mean sea level. It has one runway designated 12/30 with an asphalt/concrete surface measuring 3,300 by 44 metres (10,827 ft × 144 ft).

On 4 October 2020, Arayik Harutyunyan, president of the self-proclaimed Artsakh Republic, said that the Artsakh Defense Army had hit Ganja's military airport, however, Azerbaijan said no military sites were hit. Reporters of Russian TV channel Dozhd reported that the airport had not been hit and that the airport had been closed since March due to coronavirus. Missiles hit residential buildings in the city, killing 1 person and wounding 32.

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