Mirny Airport

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Mirny Airport
Аэропорт Мирный
Mirny airport.jpg
IATA: MJZICAO: UERR
Summary
Airport type Public
Operator Alrosa Mirny Air Enterprise
Serves Mirny, Sakha Republic, Russia
Hub for
Elevation AMSL 1,155 ft / 352 m
Coordinates 62°32′04″N 114°01′20″E / 62.53444°N 114.02222°E / 62.53444; 114.02222Coordinates: 62°32′04″N 114°01′20″E / 62.53444°N 114.02222°E / 62.53444; 114.02222
Maps
Sakha Republic in Russia
Sakha Republic in Russia
MJZ is located in Sakha Republic
MJZ
MJZ
Location of the airport in the Sakha Republic
Runways
Direction Length Surface
ft m
06/24 9,187 2,800 Concrete
GCM,[1] STV[2]

Mirny Airport (Russian: Аэропорт Мирный) (IATA: MJZICAO: UERR) is an airport in Yakutia, Russia, located 4 kilometres (2.5 mi) east of the mining town of Mirny. It handles medium-sized airliners and supports 24-hour flight operations. Mirny airport serves as a diversion airport on Polar route 3.[3][4] The airport is home base for Alrosa Mirny Air Enterprise.

Airlines and destinations[edit]

Airlines Destinations
Alrosa Mirny Air Enterprise Irkutsk, Krasnodar, Krasnoyarsk-Yemelyanovo, Moscow-Domodedovo, Novosibirsk, Polyarny, Yakutsk, Yekaterinburg
Angara Airlines Irkutsk,[5] Novosibirsk[5][6]
NordStar Krasnoyarsk-Yemelyanovo
S7 Airlines Novosibrsk (begins 2 June 2015)[7]
Yakutia Airlines Yakutsk

Incidents and accidents[edit]

  • On November 1, 2009, an Ilyushin Il-76 cargo jet of the Russian Ministry of Internal Affairs crashed soon after take-off from Mirny airport, killing all 11 people on board. It was on a repositioning flight to Irkutsk Airport after delivering cargo to Mirny. The Il-76 banked to the right and crashed into the ground near an old diamond mine.[8][9]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Airport information for UERR at Great Circle Mapper.
  2. ^ Airport information for Mirny Airport at Search (for) Travel website.
  3. ^ Boeing-conducted Airport safety and operational assessments
  4. ^ New Cross-Polar Routes
  5. ^ a b "РАСПИСАНИЕ". Angara Airlines. Retrieved 16 January 2013. 
  6. ^ "Из Толмачёво в Читу, Мирный и Иркутск на новых Ан-148". Пресс-центр. Tolmachevo Airport. Retrieved 13 December 2012. 
  7. ^ L, J (1 December 2014). "S7 Airlines Adds Novosibirsk Domestic Routes in S15". Airline Route. Retrieved 1 December 2014. 
  8. ^ http://www.vesti.ru/videos?vid=247978
  9. ^ Berry, Lynn for Associated Press. "Russian military cargo plane crashes on takeoff, killing all 11 crew members on board". Dailypress.com, 1 November 2009.

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