Koltsovo Airport

Koltsovo Airport

Infobox Airport
name = Koltsovo Airport
nativename =
nativename-a = Аэропорт Кольцово
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type = Public
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operator = Koltsovo International Airport
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location = Yekaterinburg
elevation-f = 764
elevation-m = 233
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metric-rwy =
r1-number = 08R/26L
r1-length-f = 9,925
r1-length-m = 3,025
r1-surface = Concrete
r2-number = 08L/26R
r2-length-f = 8,192
r2-length-m = 2,497
r2-surface = Asphalt
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Koltsovo Airport ( _ru. Аэропорт Кольцово) Airport codes|SVX|USSS is an international airport located 16km (10 mi) southeast of Yekaterinburg, Russia. The airport is a hub for Ural Airlines and Aviacon Zitotrans.

The airport was opened in 1928 as a military airbase and became a civilian airport on July 10, 1943. In October 1993 it acquired international status.

As of 2005, Koltsovo is the fifth largest airport in Russia and a member of Airports Council International (ACI). In 2006, it handled 1,764,948 passengers and 15,519 metric tonnes of cargo; in 2007, 2 345 097 passengers passed through the airport and it shows significant growth of 32,9% to the previous year. The airport has sixty aircraft stands and serves more than 50 destinations worldwide including a dozen in Europe.

New international terminal opened in December 2005, and the new domestic one - in October 2007 [http://www.koltsovo.ru/?a=000003&c=183] . New logistics center and a large cargo terminal are currently under construction. A third runway is expected to be constructed by 2009 which will let Koltsovo accept all types of heavy aircraft including Boeing 747 and A 380.

Airlines and destinations

*Aeroflot (Moscow-Sheremetyevo)
*Aeroflot-Don (Adler/Sochi)
*Armavia (Yerevan)
*Austrian Airlines (Vienna)
*bmi (London-Heathrow, Almaty)
*Czech Airlines (Prague)
*Dalavia (Irkutsk, Khabarovsk)
*Finnair (Helsinki)
*KrasAir (Krasnoyarsk)
*Lufthansa (Frankfurt)
*Malév Hungarian Airlines (Budapest)
*Rossiya (St.Petersburg)
*S7 Airlines (Adler/Sochi, Moscow-Domodedovo)
*Sky Express (Moscow-Vnukovo)
*Tajik Air (Dushanbe, Khudzand)
*Transaero (Moscow-Domodedovo)
*Turan Air (Baku)
*Turkish Airlines (Istanbul-Atatürk)
*UTair Aviation (Beloyarkyi, Khanty-Mansiysk, Irkutsk, Makhachkala, Nizhnevartovsk, Nizhny Novgorod, Novosibirsk, Surgut)
*Ural Airlines (Adler/Sochi, Almaty, Bangkok-Suvarnbabhumi [seasonal] , Barcelona, Dubai, Düsseldorf [seasonal] , Heraklion [seasonal, ends October 23] , Irkutsk, Lahore [tech stop] , Larnaca [seasonal, ends October 24] , Khabarovsk, Kiev-Boryspil, Milan-Malpensa, Moscow-Domodedovo, Munich, Novosibirsk, Prague, Pula [seasonal, ends October 25] , Salzburg, Salekhard, Samara, Simferopol [seasonal] , St. Petersburg, Tel Aviv, Thessaloniki [seasonal, ends October 23] , Tivat [seasonal, ends October 25] , Ulan Bator, Vladivostok, Yerevan)
*Uzbekistan Airways (Taskhent)
*Vladivostok Air (Khabarovsk, Moscow-Vnukovo, Vladivostok)
*Yamal Airlines (Salekhard)

External links

*ru icon [http://www.koltsovo.ru/ Official website of the airport]
*en icon [http://en.uralairlines.ru/ Official website of Ural Airlines]
*ru icon [http://www.aviacon.ru/ Official website of Aviacon Zitotrans]
* NOAA/NWS [http://weather.noaa.gov/weather/current/USSS.html current] weather observations
* ASN [http://aviation-safety.net/database/airport/airport.php?id=svx Accident history for USSS]

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