Ganja International Airport

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Ganja International Airport
Gəncə Beynəlxalq Hava Limanı

IATA: KVDICAO: UBBG

KVD is located in Azerbaijan
KVD
KVD
Location of airport in Azerbaijan
Summary
Airport type Public / Military
Location Ganja, Azerbaijan
Elevation AMSL 1,083 ft / 330 m
Coordinates 40°44′16″N 046°19′03″E / 40.73778°N 46.31750°E / 40.73778; 46.31750
Runways
Direction Length Surface
m ft
12/30 3,300 10,827 Asphalt/Concrete
Statistics (2014)
Passengers 329,156
Passenger change 13–14 Decrease4.6%
Aircraft movements 3,060
Movements change 13–14 Increase0.3%
Source: ACI's 2014 World Airport Traffic Report.

Ganja International Airport (Azerbaijani: Gəncə Beynəlxalq Hava Limanı) (IATA: KVDICAO: UBBG) is an airport serving Ganja[1] (also known as Gyandzha[2]), the second-largest city in Azerbaijan.

It is also used by the Azerbaijani Air and Air Defence Force and was previously used by the Soviet Air Force.

Facilities[edit]

The airport resides at an elevation of 1,083 feet (330 m) above mean sea level. It has one runway designated 12/30 with an asphalt/concrete surface measuring 3,300 by 44 metres (10,827 ft × 144 ft).[3]

Airlines and destinations[edit]

Airlines Destinations
Azerbaijan Airlines Baku, Nakhchivan, St Petersburg[4]
Seasonal: Antalya,[5] Mineralnye Vody
Turkish Airlines Istanbul-Atatürk[6]
Ural Airlines Moscow-Domodedovo
UTair Aviation Moscow-Vnukovo
VIM Airlines Moscow-Domodedovo
Yanair Seasonal: Kyiv-Zhulyany[7]

Statistics[edit]

Traffic by calendar year. Official ACI Statistics
Passengers Change from previous year Aircraft operations Change from previous year Cargo
(metric tons)
Change from previous year
2012 259,451 N.D. 2,814 N.D. 917 N.D.
2013 345,055 Increase32.99% 3,052 Increase 8.46% 883 Decrease 3.71%
2014 329,156 Decrease 4.61% 3,060 Increase 0.26% 721 Decrease18.35%
Source: Airports Council International. World Airport Traffic Reports
(Years 2012,[8] 2013,[9] and 2014[10])

References[edit]

  1. ^ Airport information for UBBG from DAFIF (effective October 2006)
  2. ^ Airport information for KVD at Great Circle Mapper. Source: DAFIF (effective October 2006).
  3. ^ charts.aero – Airport Charts for UBBG/KVD
  4. ^ 2015 Timetable, http://www.azal.az/en/information/flight-timetables
  5. ^ L, J (23 April 2014). "Azerbaijan Airlines Adds New Seasonal Routes to Tivat / Antalya in S14". Airlie Route. Retrieved 23 April 2014. 
  6. ^ Тагиева, А. (31 July 2012). "Турецкие авиалинии начали полеты в Гянджу". АМИ Trend. Retrieved 31 July 2012. 
  7. ^ Aghazade, Zeynal (5 February 2016). "YanAir to operate Ganja-Kiev flight". AZERTAC. Retrieved 9 February 2016. 
  8. ^ Airport Council International's 2012 World Airport Traffic Report
  9. ^ Airport Council International's 2013 World Airport Traffic Report
  10. ^ Airport Council International's 2014 World Airport Traffic Report

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