Balkhash Airport

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Balkhash Airport

Аэропорт Балхаш
Airport typePublic/Military
Owner/OperatorJSC "National Airport Balkhash"
Location6 km (3.7 mi) NE of Balkhash, Kazakhstan
Elevation AMSL440 m / 1,444 ft
Coordinates46°53′38″N 075°00′19″E / 46.89389°N 75.00528°E / 46.89389; 75.00528Coordinates: 46°53′38″N 075°00′19″E / 46.89389°N 75.00528°E / 46.89389; 75.00528
UAAH is located in Kazakhstan
Location in Kazakhstan
Direction Length Surface
m ft
05/23 2,502 8,209 Concrete
Source: AIP Kazakhstan[1]

Balkhash Airport (IATA: BXH, ICAO: UAAH) is an airport 6 km (3.7 mi) north-east the city of Balkhash in Kazakhstan.[1]


Balkhash Airport is classified as a national aerodrome in the latest AIP.[1] It is capable of accepting Ilyushin Il-76, Tupolev Tu-134, Tupolev Tu-154, Antonov An-8, Antonov An-12, Antonov An-24, Ilyushin Il-14, Ilyushin Il-18, Yakovlev Yak-40, Yakovlev Yak-42, and Antonov An-2 aircraft. It can also accept light aircraft and helicopters of all types.

The length of runway is 2,502 m × 40 m (8,209 ft × 131 ft). A dirt runway was also used in the past, but it is now closed.

Military aircraft are also based there. In the last few years civil aircraft rarely use this airport and the airport is mainly used by the sky diving club of city Balkhash and the military.

Airlines and destinations[edit]

SCAT Airlines Almaty,[2] Nur-Sultan[2]
ZhezAir Almaty, Karaganda, Zhezkazgan


  1. ^ a b c AIP Kazakhstan Archived 2016-06-30 at the Wayback Machine
  2. ^ a b Liu, Jim. "SCAT aircompany plans various domestic sector resumptions in W19". Routesonline. Retrieved 8 January 2020.