Koltsovo Airport

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Koltsovo Airport
Аэропорт Кольцово
Logo Koltsovo en.jpg
Терминалы A и B аэропорта Кольцово.jpg
IATA: SVXICAO: USSS
SVX is located in Sverdlovsk Oblast
SVX
SVX
Location of airport in Sverdlovsk Oblast
Summary
Airport type Public
Operator Koltsovo International Airport
Serves Yekaterinburg
Location Yekaterinburg, Russia
Hub for
Elevation AMSL 764 ft / 233 m
Coordinates 56°44′29″N 60°48′13″E / 56.74139°N 60.80361°E / 56.74139; 60.80361Coordinates: 56°44′29″N 60°48′13″E / 56.74139°N 60.80361°E / 56.74139; 60.80361
Website www.koltsovo.ru
Runways
Direction Length Surface
ft m
08R/26L 9,928 3,026 Concrete
08L/26R 9,856 3,004 Asphalt
Statistics (2013)
Passengers 4,293,002
Landings 25,728

Koltsovo Airport (Russian: Аэропорт Кольцово) (IATA: SVXICAO: USSS) is an international airport located 16 km (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, it handled 2,345,097 passengers, representing a 32.9% increase compared to the previous year. The airport has sixty aircraft stands and serves more than 50 destinations worldwide including a dozen in Europe.

The new international terminal opened in December 2005, and the new domestic terminal in October 2007.[1] A new logistics center and a large cargo terminal are currently under construction. A third runway was constructed in June 2009, enabling the airport to handle all types of heavy aircraft, including the Airbus A380. Koltsovo Airport is also able to handle Airbus A320, Boeing 737, Boeing 747, and Airbus A330 aircraft. The new air traffic control tower was also completed in June.[when?]

History[edit]

Military airport "Koltsovo" was created in 1930 for the needs of the Air Force Institute of the USSR. May 15, 1942 are up in the sky the first Soviet rocket plane BI-1, piloted by G. Ya Bahchivandzhi. July 10, 1943 in accordance with the Order of Commander of the Air Forces of the Red Army at the military airport "Koltsovo" was formed by the airport "Sverdlovsk", began the civil air transportation. In December 1943, on an unspecified version stayed at the airport, U.S. President Franklin D. Roosevelt, on the way back from Tehran. In the early 1950s through the Koltsovo airport operates flights Moscow - Beijing. In 1954 built the terminal building and a hotel with 100 seats, and in 1963 - the new hotel "liner" with 235 seats. In 1968 he was commissioned a new passenger terminal for 700 passengers / hour in 1983 - Arrivals of passengers.

January 1, 1963 on the basis of the airport, 120 aircraft division CAF and other services was organized by United Air Ural Sverdlovsk control the GA in 1991 converted to a first Sverdlovsk airline. In 1967 he built the second passenger pavilion. In 1984, completed construction of the second runway, allowing you to receive IL-86. In October 1993, the airport received international status. December 28, 1993 as a result of the division and privatization of the First Sverdlovsk Air set up two joint-stock companies: OJSC (now JSC) "Airport Koltsovo" and JSC "Ural Airlines".

In 2005 established new borders of the city, resulting in a village located in Koltsovo and it became part of Koltsovo airport in Yekaterinburg.

In 2007, the services of "Koltsovo" benefited 2.35 million passengers. According to this index yielded only airport in Yekaterinburg ports of Moscow and St. Petersburg, and in terms of passenger growth - 33% - came out on top.

June 1, 2009 at the airport put into operation a modern runway length of 3025 meters and a new control tower. Updated runway allows the airport to take almost all classes of aircraft. In particular, on June 14 in "Koltsovo" first landed Boeing 747 aircraft Air China, was taken to the summit held in Yekaterinburg SCO Chinese delegation. June 15, 2009 launched a new international terminal. Inside it is a memorial plaque on the text which says that the airport complex "Koltsovo" was completely renovated in the wake of the Yekaterinburg SCO and BRIC summits and opened by the President of the Russian Federation Dmitry Medvedev June 15, 2009. With the commissioning of the new terminal of the total area of the airport complex "Koltsovo" amounted to more than 90,000 square meters, and the capacity has doubled, to 8.4 million passengers per year.

In 2009, the company went out of the airport Malév Hungarian Airlines and bmi, which is associated with a decrease in passenger traffic in their areas.

2010 saw further growth in the volume of traffic through the "Koltsovo": it was served 2.75 million people. At the airport came 14 new carriers. The volume of processed cargo and mail was 22 945.5 tonnes. At the end of December 2010 commissioned a new building of the Aviation Branch of mail transportation. As part of the development strategy "Koltsovo" as a regional air hub in conjunction with airlines and Dexter "RusLine" program was launched to revitalize the regional aviation, 8 new regional areas.

In 2011, the number of passengers the airport for the first time in the preceding 20 years, has exceeded the threshold of three million and amounted to 3.356 million people. [8].

July 24, 2012 the airport opened a new commercial complex with a total area of 19 thousand 185 square meters. The opening ceremony was attended by the Governor of the Sverdlovsk oblast Yevgeny Kuyvashev and Mayor of Yekaterinburg, Alexander Jacob.

Airlines and destinations[edit]

Scheduled[edit]

Airlines Destinations
Aeroflot Moscow-Sheremetyevo
Aeroflot
operated by Donavia
Krasnodar,[2] Mineralnye Vody,[3] Rostov-on-Don,[4] Sochi
Aeroflot
operated by Rossiya
Saint Petersburg
Air Arabia Sharjah
Air Armenia Yerevan[5]
Air Astana Astana[6]
Air Bishkek Bishkek,[7] Osh[7]
airBaltic Riga (begins 3 August 2014)[8]
Ak Bars Aero Kazan, Nizhnekamsk, Novosibirsk, Novy Urengoy
Alrosa Mirny Air Enterprise Mirny, Novosibirsk
Astra Airlines Charter: Thessaloniki
Avia Traffic Company Bishkek, Osh
Azerbaijan Airlines Baku[9]
Belavia Minsk-National
Czech Airlines Prague
East Air Kulob, Qurghonteppa[10]
Ellinair Seasonal charter: Corfu
Finnair Helsinki
flydubai Dubai-International
Gazpromavia Sovetsky, Moscow-Vnukovo
Hainan Airlines Beijing-Capital (begins 2 September 2014)[11]
I-Fly Seasonal charter: Antalya
IrAero Lankaran,[12] Omsk[13]
Izhavia Beloyarsky, Izhevsk, Nizhnekamsk / Naberezhnye Chelny[14]
Kyrgyzstan Air Company Bishkek, Osh
NordStar Krasnoyarsk-Yemelyanovo, Mineralnye Vody, Norilsk, Novosibirsk
Orenburzhye Orenburg[15]
Polet Airlines Khanty-Mansiysk, Voronezh
Red Wings Airlines Moscow-Vnukovo[16]
RusLine Kazan, Kurgan,[17] Magnitogorsk, Nizhnekamsk,[17] Novosibirsk, Novy Urengoy, Samara, Syktyvkar,[17] Ufa, Ulyanovsk-Baratayevka,[17] Uray[17]
S7 Airlines Moscow-Domodedovo
Saravia Saratov[18]
Severstal Air Company Cherepovets
Somon Air Dushanbe, Khujand
Tajik Air Dushanbe, Khujand, Qurghonteppa[19]
Transaero Airlines Bangkok-Suvarnbabhumi, Kiev-Zhulyany,[20] Moscow-Domodedovo, Moscow-Vnukovo[21]
Seasonal: Antalya, Barcelona, Goa, Burgas, Heraklion, Hurghada, Larnaca, Paphos, Phuket, Rhodes, Sharm el-Sheikh
Turkish Airlines Istanbul-Atatürk
Ural Airlines Almaty,[22] Baku, Beijing-Capital, Bishkek, Blagoveshchensk,[23] Chita, Dubai-International, Dushanbe, Harbin, Irkutsk, Karlovy Vary, Kazan, Khabarovsk, Khujand, Krasnodar, Mineralnye Vody, Moscow-Domodedovo, Namangan, Neryungri, Novosibirsk, Norilsk, Osh, Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky, Prague, Rome-Fiumicino, Saint Petersburg, Samara, Samarkand, Sochi, Taskhent, Tbilisi, Tel Aviv-Ben Gurion, Ulan-Ude,[24] Vladivostok, Yakutsk, Yerevan
Seasonal: Anapa, Antalya, Burgas,[25] Gelendzhik,[26] Heraklion, Hurghada, Larnaca, Mirny, Munich, Nadym, Paris-Charles de Gaulle, Rimini, Salekhard, Simferopol, Varna
Uktus Aircompany Orsk
UTair Aviation Moscow-Vnukovo,[27] Noyabrsk
Charter: Bangkok-Suvarnabhumi, Goa-Dabolim, Phuket
UTair Aviation
operated by UTair Express
Beloyarskiy, Khanty-Mansiysk, Nizhnevartovsk, Nizhny Novgorod, Samara, Surgut
Uzbekistan Airways Ferghana,[28] Namangan, Taskhent
VIM Airlines Moscow-Domodedovo
Yakutia Airlines Novosibirsk, Yakutsk[29]
Yamal Airlines Kogalym, Krasnoyarsk-Yemelyanovo, Nadym, Novosibirsk, Noyabrsk, Nyagan, Salekhard
Seasonal: Anapa

Charter[edit]

Airlines Destinations
Metrojet Summer seasonal: Antalya, Bodrum, Dalaman
Orenair Summer seasonal: Antalya, Barcelona, Cagliari, Hannover (begins 03 June 2014), Heraklion, Hurghada, Lamezia Terme, Monastir, Palma de Mallorca, Rhodes, Sharm el-Sheikh, Varna
Winter seasonal: Aqaba, Bangkok-Suvarnabhumi, Goa, Hurghada, Punta Cana, Sharjah, Sharm el-Sheikh, Thiruvananthapuram
Transaero Airlines Summer seasonal: Palma de Mallorca, Pardubice, Rimini, Tenerife-South
Ural Airlines Summer seasonal: Barcelona, Corfu, Hurghada, Kalamata, Pula, Sharm el-Sheikh, Thessaloniki, Tivat
Winter seasonal: Hurghada, Sharm el-Sheikh, Verona
UTair Aviation Summer seasonal: Antalya, Barcelona, Hurghada
Winter seasonal: Bangkok-Suvarnabhumi, Goa
VIM Airlines Winter seasonal: Ho Chi Minh City

Cargo[edit]

Airlines Destinations
AirBridgeCargo Airlines Chengdu, Hong Kong, Shanghai-Pudong
MNG Airlines Istanbul-Atatürk

Statistics[edit]

Statistics for airport Koltsovo[30][31][32]
Year Total
passengers
Passenger
Change
Domestic International
(total)
International
(non-CIS)
CIS Aircraft
Landings
Cargo
(tonnes)
2000 930 251 +2% Increase 698 957 231 294 155 898 75 396 8 619 18 344
2001 1 028 295 +10,5% Increase 733 022 295 273 186 861 108 412 9 062 22 178
2002 1 182 815 +15,0% Increase 793 295 389 520 239 461 150 059 10 162 20 153
2003 1 335 757 +12,9% Increase 879 665 456 092 297 421 158 671 10 092 18 054
2004 1 553 628 +16,3% Increase 972 287 581 341 429 049 152 292 11 816 20 457
2005 1 566 792 +0,8% Increase 1 006 422 560 370 429 790 130 580 11 877 11 545
2006 1 764 948 +12,7% Increase 1 128 489 636 459 488 954 147 505 13 289 15 519
2007 2 345 097 +32,9% Increase 1 486 888 858 209 683 092 175 117 16 767 16 965
2008 2 529 395 +7,8% Increase 1 523 102 1 006 293 815 124 191 169 16 407 17 142
2009 2 169 136 −14,2% Decrease 1 290 639 878 497 727 718 150 779 13 798 13 585
2010 2 748 919 +26,7% Increase 1 529 245 1 219 674 1 017 509 202 165 15 989 22 946
2011 3 355 883 +22,1% Increase 1 856 948 1 498 935 1 184 771 314 164 20 142 24 890
2012 3 783 069 +12.7% Increase 1 934 016 1 849 053 1 448 765 439 668 21 728 25 866
2013 4 293 002 +13.5% Increase 2 180 227 2 112 775 25 728 27 800

View[edit]

View from ninth floor of Hotel Angelo to Koltsovo Airport

See also[edit]

References[edit]

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  30. ^ http://www.koltsovo.ru/ru/korporativnyie_dokumentyi
  31. ^ http://www.koltsovo.ru/ru/novosti/000915
  32. ^ http://www.koltsovo.ru/ru/novosti/001054

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