Mazar-i-Sharif Airport arrivals

MZR Arrivals today

About Mazar-i-Sharif flight arrivals

By taxi you can be there in about 15 minutes from the center of the city. It is one of the largest airports in Afghanistan. It can also land the largest aircraft at 9,800 feet runway available for Mazar-i-Sharif flight arrivals. The first Mazar-i-Sharif airport arrivals took place in the 1960s. The flights were mainly in operation because of the Cold War. Some years later, Mazar-i-Sharif arrivals came with tourists to see the historical sites of the city and its surroundings. In the 80’s it was subsequently used by the Soviet forces to conduct flights against the Mujahideen. It was not until 2007 that the first real improvements were made to the landing system. In 2013 a new terminal was put into use for MZR airport arrivals. Since then, the airport has also been called Maulana Jalaluddin Balkhi International Airport.


With a runway of 3 km (about 10k ft), Kam Air flies several times a day to Kabul. There are also Sharif Airport arrivals from Turkish Airlines from Istanbul and Ariana Afghan Airlines from Turkey, Kabul and Moscow.

Airport Codes

  • The International Air Transport Association (IATA) refers to the airport code MZR.
  • The International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) refers  to the airport code OAMS.