Ignatyevo Airport

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Ignatyevo Airport
Аэропорт Игнатьево


BQS is located in Amur Oblast
Location of airport in Amur Oblast
Airport type Joint
Operator Amur Oblast State Unitary Enterprise "Airport Blagoveshchensk"
Serves Blagoveshchensk
Location Blagoveshchensk, Russia
Elevation AMSL 640 ft / 195 m
Coordinates 50°25′30″N 127°24′48″E / 50.42500°N 127.41333°E / 50.42500; 127.41333
Website http://www.amurair.ru
Direction Length Surface
m ft
18/36 2,821 9,256 Asphalt

Ignatyevo Airport (Russian: Аэропорт Игнатьево) (IATA: BQSICAO: UHBB) is a large airport in Russia located 20 km northwest of Blagoveshchensk. It services up to medium-sized airliners and conducts 24-hour flight operations. The civilian area parks 44 aircraft, with a military pad on the northwest side of the airfield, possibly for forward deployment purposes.

Airlines and destinations[edit]

Airlines Destinations
Aurora Khabarovsk, Vladivostok, Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk[1]
Angara Airlines Novosibirsk[2]
IrAero Chita, Irkutsk,[3] Ulan-Ude, Vladivostok
KrasAvia Krasnoyarsk-Yemelyanovo, Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk[4]
Nordwind Airlines Seasonal charter: Nha Trang, Phuket
Pegas Fly Moscow-Sheremetyevo
Seasonal charter: Bangkok-Suvarnabhumi
S7 Airlines Novosibirsk
Ural Airlines Moscow-Domodedovo, Yekaterinburg
VIM Airlines Moscow-Domodedovo
Yakutia Airlines Khabarovsk, Yakutsk


On 8 August 2011, IrAero Flight 103, operated by Antonov An-24 RA-46561 overran the runway on landing. Of the five crew and 31 passengers on board,[5] twelve people were injured.[6]


  1. ^ L, J (13 January 2016). "Aurora Airlines Adds New Routes from Feb 2016". Airline Route. Retrieved 13 January 2016. 
  2. ^ "РАСПИСАНИЕ" (PDF). Angara Airlines. Retrieved 16 January 2013. 
  3. ^ "Изменения маршрутных сетей за 3–16 апреля". ato.ru. 16 April 2015. Retrieved 16 April 2015. 
  4. ^ ""Красавиа" с 20 января открывает новый рейс из Южно-Сахалинска в Благовещенск". airspot.ru. Интерфакс-Россия. 14 January 2016. Retrieved 14 January 2016. 
  5. ^ Hradecky, Simon (8 August 2011). "Accident: IrAero AN24 at Blagoveshchensk on Aug 8th 2011, runway excursion". The Aviation Herald. Retrieved 10 August 2011. 
  6. ^ Авиационное происшествие с самолетом Ан-24 в аэропорту г. Благовещенска 08.08.2011 г. (in Russian). Federal Service for Supervision of Transport (Rostransnadzor). 8 August 2011. Retrieved 10 August 2011. 

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