Air Kokshetau

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Air Kokshetau
IATA ICAO Callsign
Founded1968; 54 years ago (1968)
(as Kokchetavsky Squadron)
Commenced operations2002; 20 years ago (2002) (as Air Kokshetau)
Ceased operations2010
Fleet size8
HeadquartersKokshetau Airport, Akmola Region, Kazakhstan
Key people
Employees238 (April 2007)[1]

Air Kokshetau, also legally known as JSC Aircompany Kokshetau (Kazakh: АҚ «Көкшетау Әуекомпаниясы» / AQ «Kökşetau Äuekompaniasy»; Russian: АО «Авиакомпания Кокшета"»), was an airline based in Kokshetau, Akmola Region, Kazakhstan, based at Kokshetau International Airport. It operated a fleet of eight aircraft.

It started operations in 2002, it offered flights to both domestic and international destinations and had 238 employees (at March 2007).[1] In 2010, the airline was shut down.[2]


Founded in 1968 as Kokchetavsky Squadron.


Air Kokshetau's Il-62M at Pulau Langkawi - International Airport, on 31 December 2007.

Air Kokshetau operated scheduled flights from Kokshetau to Almaty, Astana, Petropavl and from Astana to Oral using Yakovlev Yak-40 aircraft.

[Base] Base
[Terminated] Terminated destination
Country City Province/Region IATA ICAO Airport Notes Refs
Almaty Almaty ALA UAAA Almaty International Airport
Kokshetau Akmola Region KOV UACK Kokshetau Airport [Base] Base
Astana Astana (now Nur-Sultan) TSE UACC Astana International Airport
Oral West Kazakhstan URA UARR Oral Ak Zhol Airport
Petropavl North Kazakhstan PKK UACP Petropavl Airport


At closure, the Air Kokshetau fleet included the following aircraft:[3]

Air Kokshetau fleet
Aircraft In service Orders Passengers Notes
Ilyushin Il-62M 2 186
Yakovlev Yak-40D 3 40
Air Kokshetau Cargo fleet
Yakovlev Yak-40K 3 Cargo
Total 8

Former fleet[edit]

In October 2004 the airline acquired ownership of an Airbus A310-300 formerly operated by Air Kazakhstan.[4]

Air Kokshetau former aircraft
Aircraft Total Introduced Retired
Antonov An-2P 1 1997 2010

See also[edit]


  1. ^ a b "Directory: World Airlines". Flight International. 3 April 2007. p. 102.
  2. ^ Air Kokshetau at
  3. ^ "Directory: World Airlines Part 2 (C-L)". Flight International: 31–80. 7 April 2009.
  4. ^ Airliner World, April 2005