Ignatyevo Airport

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Ignatyevo Airport
Аэропорт Игнатьево
Ignatyevo.jpg

IATA: BQSICAO: UHBB

BQS is located in Amur Oblast
BQS
BQS
Location of airport in Amur Oblast
Summary
Airport type Public
Operator Amur Oblast State Unitary Enterprise "Airport Blagoveshchensk"
Serves Blagoveshchensk
Location Blagoveshchensk, Russia
Elevation AMSL 640 ft / 195 m
Coordinates 50°25′30″N 127°24′48″E / 50.42500°N 127.41333°E / 50.42500; 127.41333
Website http://www.amurair.ru
Runways
Direction Length Surface
m ft
18/36 2,821 9,256 Asphalt

Ignatyevo Airport (Russian: Аэропорт Игнатьево) (IATA: BQSICAO: UHBB) is a large airport in Russia located 20 km northwest of Blagoveshchensk. It services up to medium-sized airliners and conducts 24-hour flight operations. The civilian area parks 44 aircraft, with a military pad on the northwest side of the airfield, possibly for forward deployment purposes.

Airlines and destinations[edit]

Airlines Destinations
Aeroflot Moscow-Sheremetyevo
Aeroflot
operated by Aurora
Khabarovsk
Angara Airlines Novosibirsk[1]
Ikar Charter: Krabi, Nha Trang
IrAero Khabarovsk,[2] Vladivostok
KrasAvia Krasnoyarsk
Orenair Charter: Guam
Transaero Airlines Moscow-Domodedovo
Seasonal charter: Bangkok-Suvarnabhumi
Ural Airlines Yekaterinburg
VIM Airlines Moscow-Domodedovo
Yakutia Airlines Harbin, Khabarovsk, Moscow-Vnukovo, Qinhuangdao, Yakutsk Seasonal: Seoul (begins 27 December 2014) [3]

Accidents[edit]

On 8 August 2011, IrAero Flight 103, operated by Antonov An-24 RA-46561 overran the runway on landing. Of the five crew and 31 passengers on board,[4] twelve people were injured.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "РАСПИСАНИЕ". Angara Airlines. Retrieved 16 January 2013. 
  2. ^ "Во Владивосток с "ИрАэро"". Новости компании. Авиакомпания «ИрАэро». Retrieved 16 October 2013. 
  3. ^ http://airlineroute.net/2014/12/03/r3-icn-dec14/
  4. ^ Hradecky, Simon (8 August 2011). "Accident: IrAero AN24 at Blagoveshchensk on Aug 8th 2011, runway excursion". The Aviation Herald. Retrieved 10 August 2011. 
  5. ^ Авиационное происшествие с самолетом Ан-24 в аэропорту г. Благовещенска 08.08.2011 г. (in Russian). Federal Service for Supervision of Transport (Rostransnadzor). 8 August 2011. Retrieved 10 August 2011. 

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