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Imam Khomeini International Airport (IATA: IKA, ICAO: OIIE) is the main international airport of Iran, located 30 kilometres (19 mi) southwest of the city of Tehran, near the localities of Robat-Karim and Eslamshahr, on a 13,500 hectares (135 km2) site. It was designed to replace Mehrabad International Airport, which is in the west of the city, now inside the city boundaries. The airport was originally designated as Ahmadabad but was later renamed to “Tehran Imam Khomeini International Airport”.(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});
The airport, operated by the Iranian Airports Holding Company, is the home base of Iran Air, Mahan Air, Iran Aseman Airlines, Qeshm Airlines, Taban Air, Caspian Airlines, and Zagros Airlines. As of August 2014, Imam Khomeini International Airport serves more than 40 airlines operating over 700 of weekly flights connecting Tehran to cities in over 30 countries and territories worldwide.
Imam Khomeini Airport has 1 passenger terminal, with a total annual handling capacity of 6.5 million passengers and 120,000 tonnes of cargo. Terminal 2, the Pilgrimage Terminal, is currently under construction. In 2013, the airport handled 4.986 million passengers, a 1% increase over the previous year. This made it the eleventh busiest airport by international passenger traffic in the Middle East. In addition to being an important passenger hub, the airport is one of the busiest cargo airports in the region, handling 98,904 tonnes of cargo in 2013. The total number of commercial aircraft movements was 36,827 in 2013

The construction began before the Iranian Revolution of 1979. The original designers were TAMS, a consortium of US designers. A local joint venture was formed and was called TAMS-AFFA, Aziz FarmanFarmaian and Associates, the firm created by Abdol-Aziz Mirza Farmanfarmaian, to carry out the full design and supervision of construction.
After the Iranian Revolution, the project was abandoned until the government of Iran decided to design and build the airport using local know-how. The French firm ADP was selected to head the local designers and engineering firms. A turnkey design and build contract was awarded to a local general contractor company, Kayson, to carry out and manage the construction. After two years this contract was abandoned and was awarded to a Bonyad, the Mostazafan & Janbazan (M&J Foundation), a public cartel.
After construction of the main terminal was finished by M&J Foundation, the Iranian Civil Aviation Organization decided to turn the management of operations along with the construction of the second terminal to the TAV (Tepe-Akfen-Vie) consortium of two Turkish (Tepe and Akfen) and an Austrian (Vie) companies.
The original opening was scheduled for 11 February 2004, the onset of the auspicious “Ten-Day Dawn” (1–11 February) celebrations, marking the anniversary of the 1979 Islamic Revolution.
There were numerous issues surrounding the construction of the airport including the supply of fuel to the new airport, and a delay in signing a deal with the Iranian oil ministry forced a delay in the opening of the airport until 8 May 2004.

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