Begishevo Airport

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Begishevo Airport
Begişevo Xalıqara Aeroportı
Аэропорт Бегишево
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IATA: NBCICAO: UWKE

NBC is located in Tatarstan
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Location of airport in Tatarstan
Summary
Airport type Public
Operator OAO Begishevo Airport
Serves Nizhnekamsk, Naberezhnye Chelny, Yelabuga
Location Nizhnekamsk, Russia
Hub for
Elevation AMSL 643 ft / 196 m
Coordinates 55°33′48″N 052°5′42″E / 55.56333°N 52.09500°E / 55.56333; 52.09500Coordinates: 55°33′48″N 052°5′42″E / 55.56333°N 52.09500°E / 55.56333; 52.09500
Website nbc.aero/
Runways
Direction Length Surface
ft m
04/22 8,166 2,489 Asphalt

Begishevo Airport (Russian: Аэропорт Бегишево, Tatar: "Begişevo" Xalıqara Aeroportı) (IATA: NBCICAO: UWKE) is an airport in Tatarstan, Russia located 19 km east of Nizhnekamsk. It services medium-sized airliners up to Tupolev Tu-154 and Ilyushin Il-76. It has a very large tarmac and a number of hangars and buildings. Runway 04/22 was closed as of late 2005.

History[edit]

The construction of Begishevo airport started in 1970 on initiative of Nizhnekamskneftekhim. A first, technical, flight was effected on December 25, 1971 on An-24 airplane. Regular flights within Tatarstan (Kazan, Chistopol, Muslyumovo, Aktanysh, Yelabuga) started in 1972. During next few years Begishevo airport established connections with the main cities of European Russia, Ukraine and Georgia. The airport obtained international status in 1998. In 2008, it became independent from Tatarstan Airlines as OAO Begishevo Airport.[1] 99.95% of its shares belong to OAO KAMAZ (as of June 30, 2011).[2]

Airlines and destinations[edit]

Airlines Destinations
Aeroflot Moscow-Sheremetyevo
Ak Bars Aero Baku, Bugulma, Moscow-Domodedovo, Nizhny Novgorod, Novosibirsk, Novy Urengoy, St Petersburg, Yekaterinburg
Atlasjet Erbil, Istanbul-Atatürk[3]
Izhavia Yekaterinburg[4]
Seasonal: Anapa
Orenair Prague
S7 Airlines Moscow-Domodedovo (begins 6 April 2015)[5]
Ural Airlines Dushanbe[6]
UTair Aviation Moscow-Vnukovo
Yamal Airlines Seasonal: Anapa

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