Semey Airport

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Semipalatinsk Airport
Semey Airport
IATA: PLXICAO: UASS
Summary
Airport type Public
Operator JSC "Semey International Airport"
Serves Semipalatinsk
Location 10 km (6.2 mi) SW of Semipalatinsk
Elevation AMSL 232 m / 761 ft
Coordinates 50°21′05″N 080°14′04″E / 50.35139°N 80.23444°E / 50.35139; 80.23444Coordinates: 50°21′05″N 080°14′04″E / 50.35139°N 80.23444°E / 50.35139; 80.23444
Website www.semeyairport.kz
Map
UASS is located in Kazakhstan
UASS
UASS
Runways
Direction Length Surface
m ft
08/26 3,096 10,157 Concrete
Source: AIP Kazakhstan[1]

Semipalatinsk Airport (also given as Semey) (IATA: PLXICAO: UASS) is an airport in Semipalatinsk, Kazakhstan located 10 km (6.2 mi) southwest[1] of the city. It services large airliners. The airfield contains two groups of alert fighter pads. A 400 m (1,300 ft) overrun exists at each end of runway 08/26.

The Tupolev Tu-128 and MiG-31 were based here at various times.

Airlines and destinations[edit]

Airlines Destinations
SCAT Almaty, Astana,[2] Oskemen, Urdzhar
Semeyavia Almaty

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b AIP Kazakhstan
  2. ^ "Авиакомпания "SCAT" начала осуществлять авиарейсы из Астаны в Семей". Информационная служба ZAKON.KZ. 6 December 2012. Retrieved 6 December 2012.