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Abadan is a port city situated on Abadan Island in southwestern Iran. The island itself is located along the eastern bank of the Arvand River, which forms part of the border with Iraq. The city has a hot and humid climate, with scorching summers and mild winters. Historically, Abadan played a key role in Iran's oil industry. The Abadan Refinery, once one of the largest in the world, is located here. While the Iran-Iraq War significantly impacted the city, Abadan remains an important industrial centre. If you enjoy museums, Abadan has a Petroleum Industry Museum showcasing the city's oil history. The city also has a bazaar where you can find local crafts and rugs. For a glimpse into local life, head to the Abadan Fish Market along the waterfront.

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Airports near Abadan

Reach Abadan your way. You can easily travel to Abadan using any of these 4 airports.

Ahvaz International Airport

Located approximately 20 kilometres northeast of Abadan, Ahvaz International Airport is the closest commercial passenger airport. It offers domestic and limited international flights.


Khorramshahr Airport

Situated around 30 kilometres southwest of Abadan, Khorramshahr Airport is another option for travellers. It primarily serves domestic flights within Iran.


Imam Khomeini International Airport

If you prefer a larger airport with more international connections, Imam Khomeini International Airport is located in Tehran, approximately 600 kilometres northeast of Abadan. You may need to take a connecting flight from here to a more local airport.


Shiraz International Airport

Another option for international travellers is Shiraz International Airport, located around 800 kilometres northeast of Abadan. It offers a variety of domestic and international flights, but you would need to take a connecting flight to reach Abadan.

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Things to do in Abadan

With a wide variety of attractions in Abadan, we've narrowed it down to our top 3 selections to make your planning easier:

Abadan Museum

This museum offers a comprehensive look at Abadan's history, from its early days as a small village to its growth as a major oil centre in the 20th century. The museum's collection includes archaeological artefacts, historical documents, and exhibits on the city's oil industry and social development.

Abadan Oil Museums

Abadan has two museums dedicated to the oil industry: the National Oil Museum and the Refinery Museum. The National Oil Museum tells the story of Iran's oil industry, with exhibits on exploration, extraction, refining, and transportation. The Refinery Museum is located on the site of a former refinery and showcases the equipment and processes used in oil refining.

Fish Market and Fishing Harbour

Abadan is located on an island and has a long history of fishing. The Fish Market is a lively place to see the fresh catch of the day being sold. Visitors can also take a boat trip from the Fishing Harbor to get a closer look at Abadan's waterways.