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Petrovec Air Force Base\Skopje International airport.
Category. Statistic.
Location. Macedonia.
Opened in. 1992.
Closed in. Still open.
Operated by. Yugoslavian Ministry of Transport (?) 1921-1941, Closed by the Nazis- 1941-1944, Tito's Partisan leadership 1944- 1945, Yugoslavian Ministry of Transport (?) \Yugoslavian Ministry of Defense (1945-1991) and Macedonian Ministry of Transport (?)\Macedonian Ministry of Defense (1991 to date).
Owned by. Yugoslavian Ministry of Transport (?) 1921-1941, Closed by the Nazis- 1941-1944, Tito's Partisan leadership 1944- 1945, Yugoslavian Ministry of Transport (?) \Yugoslavian Ministry of Defense (1945-1991) and Macedonian Ministry of Transport (?)\Macedonian Ministry of Defense (1991 to date).
Outside link(s). http://www.ekathimerini.com/45802/article/ekathimerini/news/a-stir-over-name-of-skopjes-airport, http://www.europeanairlines.no/drustvo-za-vazdusni-saobracaj-a-d-aeroput-1927-1948/, http://worldaerodata.com/wad.cgi?id=MK57017&sch=LWSK, https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Skopje_International_Airport, https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/83rd_Fighter_Aviation_Regiment, https://aviation-safety.net/wikibase/wiki.php?id=189853, https://vlada.mk/node/14035, http://www.aeroflight.co.uk/waf/fyrm/af/macaf-bases.htm, https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/North_Macedonian_Air_Force, https://www.crwflags.com/fotw/Flags/mk-petr.html, http://www.worldmilitary.org/en/macedonia/nashivki_shevrony/narukavnye_nashivki/nashivki_vozdushnyh_sil/MK-PTAF-00004, https://www.crwflags.com/fotw/Flags/mk-petr.html, https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/83rd_Fighter_Aviation_Regiment, ,https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/North_Macedonian_Air_Force, https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Skopje_International_Airport#Early_years, https://wizzair.com/en-gb/information-and-services/about-us/news/2019/01/14/wizz-air-continues-to-expand-in-macedonia-fifth-aircraft-to-skopje-base-and-eight-new-routes#/, http://skp.airports.com.mk/, https://aviation-safety.net/database/airport/airport.php?id=SKP, https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Aviation_Safety_Network, http://tgftp.nws.noaa.gov/weather/current/LWSK.html, https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/National_Oceanic_and_Atmospheric_Administration and https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/National_Weather_Service.

History[]

Skopje Alexander the Great Airport on 8th of January, 2012. Author: Hristina.

Skopje International "Alexander the Great" Airport was built in 1928 and is located near the village of Petrovec.

Yugoslavia's 83rd Fighter Aviation Regiment was station there from 1968 to 1970.

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