Magas Airport (Russian: Аэропорт "Магас" имени первого Героя России генерала С.С. Осканова), also known as Magas Oskanov Airport, is an airport in the Republic of Ingushetia near Ordzhonikidzevskaya, serving the capital city of Magas and the largest regional city of Nazran. The name Magas comes from the medieval capital of Alania. The name is translated from Ingush as a Sun City. Prior to 1992 Magas Airport was a Soviet military air base. It is sometimes referred to by the title of Magas Oskanov Airport, in honour of Soviet General and MiG-29 pilot Sulom-Beck Oskanov.