Tichitt Airport

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Tichitt Airport
Airport type Public
Serves Tichit, Mauritania
Elevation  AMSL 561 ft / 171 m
Coordinates 18°26′00″N9°29′00″W / 18.43333°N 9.48333°W / 18.43333; -9.48333 Coordinates: 18°26′00″N9°29′00″W / 18.43333°N 9.48333°W / 18.43333; -9.48333
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Location of the airport in Mauritania
Direction Length Surface
m ft
10/28 1,570 5,151 Rock
07/25 1,350 4,429 Rock
Source: GCM [1] Google Maps [2]

Tichitt Airport( IATA : THI, ICAO : GQNC) is an airport serving the town of Tichit in Mauritania. Runway boundaries are marked in white on dark rock or dirt; are otherwise difficult to discern.

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