The new airport has one of the world's longest runways. 4,800 meters long, 90 meters wide and equipped for CAT II operations featured ILS, Erbil's runway is unique in the region!
The new airport fulfills all modern environmental requirements and has a separate environmental body addressing these questions.
The airport is located close to central Erbil, eliminating long transfers to and from the airport, further reducing its environmental impact.
The construction of Erbil International Airport was entirelly funded by the KRG.