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The airports that have the longest runways in the world, because they are at altitude or the planes need more speed to be able to fly. And long runways to accommodate the largest planes or non-standard aircraft like the American space shuttle in Iraq.

#1 Erbil International airport (Iraq) / OACI ORER/ IATA EBL

aéroport Erbil International

Altitude : 409 m = 1342 ft

Erbil International airport is located close to Arbil, Erbil at 6.6 km, Muḩāfaz̧at Arbīl at 8.5 km, Ghaitli at 36 km, Nahiyat Hiran at 48 km, Qada al Hamdaniyah at 53 km, Qaryat al Muftiyāt at 59 km,

Erbil International Airport is the main airport in the city of Erbil in Iraq, one of the main international airports in the country. It has one of the longest tracks in the world because it was initially an Iraqi military base.

The longest runway measures : 4234 m = 13891 ft

-> Aviation weather, Erbil International airport VAC

#2 Al Taqaddum Air Base airport (Iraq) / OACI ORAT/ IATA TQD

aéroport Al Taqaddum Air Base

Altitude : 84 m = 276 ft

Al Taqaddum Air Base airport is located close to Al Habbaniyah, Al Fallujah at 17 km, Qaryat al Majarrah at 18 km, Qaryat al ‘Ankūr at 20 km, Ar Ramadi at 29 km, Ḩayy al ‘Adl at 29 km, Sawḩ al Ghawr at 48 km,

The longest runway measures : 4019 m = 13186 ft

-> Aviation weather, Al Taqaddum Air Base airport VAC

#3 Basrah Intl airport (Iraq) / OACI ORMM/ IATA BSR

aéroport Basrah Intl

Altitude : 3 m = 10 ft

Basrah Intl airport is located close to Basrah, Qaryat Bānī Mālik at 4.1 km, Al Basrah at 12 km, Al Basrat al Qadimah at 16 km, Az Zubayr at 18 km, Al Harithah at 20 km, Al Barjisīyah at 24 km,

The longest runway measures : 4000 m = 13123 ft

-> Aviation weather, Basrah Intl airport VAC

#4 Al Asad Air Base airport (Iraq) / OACI ORAA/ IATA IQA

aéroport Al Asad Air Base

Altitude : 188 m = 617 ft

Al Asad Air Base airport is located close to HÄ«t, ‘Ayn al Arnab at 20 km, Hit at 39 km, Hadithah at 40 km, Sulaymānīyah at 41 km, Anat al Qadimah at 89 km, Ḩayy al ‘Adl at 89 km,

The longest runway measures : 4000 m = 13123 ft

-> Aviation weather, Al Asad Air Base airport VAC

#5 Baghdad International airport (Iraq) / OACI ORBI/ IATA BGW

aéroport Baghdad International

Altitude : 35 m = 115 ft

Baghdad International airport is located close to Baghdad, Tall Raml at 3.5 km, Abu Ghurayb at 6.9 km, ‘Arab Ḩasan as Suhayl at 9.8 km, Qal‘at as Sādah at 13 km, Muḩāfaz̧at Baghdād at 14 km, Abū Muḩammad at 15 km,

The longest runway measures : 4000 m = 13123 ft

-> Aviation weather, Baghdad International airport VAC

#6 Qayyarah West airport (Iraq) / OACI ORQW/ IATA RQW

aéroport Qayyarah West

Altitude : 228 m = 748 ft

Qayyarah West airport is located close to Qayyarah, Qaryat al Qahārah at 35 km, Qaryat al Muftiyāt at 39 km, Qaryat ‘Ayn Nāşir at 40 km, Qaryat al ‘Arbīd at 48 km, Ghaitli at 59 km, Qada al Hamdaniyah at 60 km,

The longest runway measures : 3684 m = 12087 ft

-> Aviation weather, Qayyarah West airport VAC

#7 Ubaydah Bin Al Jarrah airport (Iraq) / OACI ORUB

aéroport Ubaydah Bin Al Jarrah

Altitude : 21 m = 69 ft

Ubaydah Bin Al Jarrah airport is located close to Al Cut, Al Kut at 6.8 km, Al Falāḩīyah at 8.4 km, Hawr az Zahrah at 29 km, Al Hayy at 44 km, Muhafazat Wasit at 44 km, Afak at 66 km,

The longest runway measures : 3556 m = 11667 ft

-> Aviation weather, Ubaydah Bin Al Jarrah airport VAC

#8 Joint Base Balad airport (Iraq) / OACI ORBD/ IATA XQC

aéroport Joint Base Balad

Altitude : 49 m = 161 ft

Joint Base Balad airport is located close to Balad, Ad Dujayl at 16 km, Khalis at 20 km, Balad at 22 km, Baqubah at 35 km, ‘Abd Shaḩḩādh Mūsá at 43 km, Al Miqdadiyah at 53 km,

The longest runway measures : 3504 m = 11496 ft

-> Aviation weather, Joint Base Balad airport VAC

#9 Sulaymaniyah International airport (Iraq) / OACI ORSU/ IATA ISU

aéroport Sulaymaniyah International

Altitude : 760 m = 2493 ft

Sulaymaniyah International airport is located close to Sulaymaniyah, As Sulaymaniyah at 11 km, Muḩāfaz̧at as Sulaymānīyah at 20 km, Bāzjī at 22 km, Kānī Khākī at 27 km, Nimrah Khamsah at 28 km, Qarah Gawl al ‘Ulyā at 37 km,

The longest runway measures : 3499 m = 11480 ft

-> Aviation weather, Sulaymaniyah International airport VAC

#10 Ali Air Base airport (Iraq) / OACI ORTL/ IATA XNH

aéroport Ali Air Base

Altitude : 6 m = 20 ft

Ali Air Base airport is located close to Nasiriyah, Muḩāfaz̧at Dhī Qār at 11 km, An Nasiriyah at 21 km, Ash Shatrah at 54 km, Jalīb Shihāb at 58 km, Nahiyat al Fuhud at 60 km, As Samawah at 88 km,

The longest runway measures : 3333 m = 10935 ft

-> Aviation weather, Ali Air Base airport VAC

#11 Al Sahra Army Air Field airport (Iraq) / OACI ORSH

#12 Al Najaf International airport (Iraq) / OACI ORNI/ IATA NJF

#13 Tall Afar Army Air Field airport (Iraq) / OACI ORTF

#14 Kirkuk Air Base airport (Iraq) / OACI ORKK/ IATA KIK

#15 Mosul International airport (Iraq) / OACI ORBM/ IATA OSM

#16 Bashur Airfield airport (Iraq) / OACI ORBR

#17 Al Taji Army Air Field airport (Iraq) / OACI ORTI

#18 Bamarni airport (Iraq) / OACI ORBB/ IATA BMN

#19 Umm Qasr airport (Iraq) / OACI ORUQ

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