Nizhny Novgorod International Airport

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Nizhny Novgorod International Airport
Международный аэропорт Нижний Новгород
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IATA: GOJICAO: UWGG
GOJ is located in Nizhny Novgorod Oblast
GOJ
GOJ
Location of airport in Nizhniy Novgorod Krai
Summary
Airport type Public
Operator JSC "Nizhny Novgorod International Airport"
Serves Nizhny Novgorod
Location Nizhny Novgorod, Russia
Hub for
  • NovAvia
Elevation AMSL 256 ft / 78 m
Coordinates 56°13′48″N 043°47′12″E / 56.23000°N 43.78667°E / 56.23000; 43.78667
Website www.airportnn.ru
Runways
Direction Length Surface
m ft
06/24 500 1,640 Asphalt
15/33 600 1,969 Asphalt
18R/36L 2,805 9,203 Concrete
18L/36R 2,509 8,232 Asphalt
Statistics (2012)
Passengers (regular flights) 747,165
Passengers (charter flights)

Nizhny Novgorod International Airport (Russian: Международный аэропорт Нижний Новгород) (IATA: GOJICAO: UWGG) (sometimes referred to as Strigino Airport (Russian: Аэропорт Стригино) is the international airport serving the city of Nizhny Novgorod, Russia. It is located on the outskirts of the city's Avtozavodsky District, 14 km southwest of city centre. It was founded in 1936.

The civil terminal offers a very large apron that can accommodate 44 aircraft. The airfield supports 24-hour flight operations, several Ministry of Interior Ilyushin Il-76 aircraft are based here.

Airlines and destinations[edit]

Airlines Destinations Terminal
Aeroflot Moscow-Sheremetyevo 1
Aeroflot
operated by Rossiya
St. Petersburg 1
Air Armenia Yerevan 2
Ak Bars Aero Moscow-Domodedovo, Kazan, Rostov-on-Don[1] 1
Astra Airlines Seasonal charter: Thessaloniki 2
Azerbaijan Airlines Baku[2] 2
Czech Airlines Prague 2
Dexter Air Taxi Kirov,[3] Penza 1
Finnair
operated by Flybe Nordic
Helsinki (begins 25 July 2014)[4] 2
I-Fly Charter: Barcelona, Hurghada 2
Komiaviatrans Syktyvkar 1
Lufthansa Frankfurt 2
NordStar Airlines Belgorod, Norilsk 1
Nordwind Airlines Seasonal charter: Lamezia Terme, Palma de Mallorca, Rimini[5] 1
Orenair Charter: Antalya, Barcelona, Dalaman, Heraklion, Hurghada, Monastir, Sharjah, Sharm el-Sheikh 1
S7 Airlines Moscow-Domodedovo 1
Transaero Airlines Seasonal charter: Barcelona, Hurghada, Larnaca, Paphos 2
Ural Airlines Chelyabinsk, Dubai, Dushanbe, Khujand, Namangan, Prague, Tashkent, Yerevan
Seasonal: Burgas,[6] Podgorica,[6] Simferopol, Varna
Charter: Antalya, Hurghada, Sharm el-Sheikh
1
UTair Aviation St. Petersburg, Surgut 1
UTair Aviation Seasonal charter: Hurghada 2
UTair Aviation operated by UTair-Express Moscow-Vnukovo, Samara, Yekaterinburg 1

Ground transportation[edit]

The airport can be reached by taxi, bus #11 from Metro station 'Park kultury', microbus (marshrutka) #29 from Metro station 'Park Kultury' and bus #20 from the railway station.

The Nizhny Novgorod - Arzamas railway line runs close to the airport. As of 2008, the authorities were studying the feasibility of constructing a railway branch into the airport, and a train station there, with a view to running trains from there to Nizhny Novgorod's main railway station.[7]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Магасумова, Роза (3 September 2013). "Аэропорт "Нижний Новгород" открывает прямые рейсы на Ростов-на-Дону". БИЗНЕС-ТАСС. Retrieved 3 September 2013. 
  2. ^ ""Азербайджанские авиалинии" в мае планируют открыть рейсы Нижний Новгород - Баку". Interfax. 19 February 2014. Retrieved 19 February 2014. 
  3. ^ "С 1 апреля из международного аэропорта Нижний Новгород будут выполняться пять новых региональных рейсов". ОАО «Аэропорт Кольцово» & ОАО «МАНН». Retrieved 28 March 2013. 
  4. ^ Siebert, Lucy (4 June 2014). "New Flybe Finland flights to Russia" (4 June 2014). Routes News. Routes News. Retrieved 4 June 2014. 
  5. ^ "В весенне-летнем расписании аэропорта будут открыты рейсы в 14 городов Европы". Koltsovo Airport & Nizhny Novgorod Airport. Retrieved 4 March 2014. 
  6. ^ a b "Авиакомпания «Уральские авиалинии» в весенне-летний период планирует запустить 8 новых рейсов из России за границу". Информационное агентство АПИ - Новости Екатеринбурга. 31 January 2013. Retrieved 31 January 2013. 
  7. ^ Горьковская железная дорога планирует организацию перевозок пассажиров из Нижнего Новгорода до аэропорта Стригино. (Gorky Railway is planning passenger transportation from Nizhny Novgorod to Strigino Airport). 20-May-2008 (Russian)

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