Tessalit Airport

Tessalit Airport (ICAO: GATS) is a desert airport serving Tessalit, a village in the Kidal Region of Mali. The airport is at the village of Amachach, 7 kilometres (4.3 mi) northwest of Tessalit. A third, unpaved 1,500 metres (4,921 ft) runway runs parallel to the primary runway. The Tessalit non-directional beacon (Ident: TZE) is located on the airport.[3]

Tessalit Airport
During a visit of the Prime Minister Soumeylou Boubèye Maïga in March 2018
Airport typePublic
Elevation AMSL1,612 ft / 491 m
Coordinates20°14′45″N 0°58′50″E
Location of the airport in Mali
Direction Length Surface
m ft
05/23 2,500 8,202 Asphalt
15/33 1,200 3,937 Sand
Source: Google Maps[1] GCM[2]

See also


  1. Google Maps - Tessalit
  2. Airport information for Tessalit Airport at Great Circle Mapper.
  3. "Tessalit NDB (TZE) @ OurAirports". ourairports.com. Retrieved 2018-08-21.

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