Kerben Airport

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Kerben Airport
Кербен аэропорту
Summary
Airport type Public
Operator Government
Serves Kerben
Location Kerben, Aksy District
Hub for Sky Bishkek
Elevation AMSL 4,199 ft / 1,280 m
Coordinates Coordinates: 41°29′04″N 071°44′01″E / 41.48444°N 71.73361°E / 41.48444; 71.73361
Map
UAFE is located in Kyrgyzstan
UAFE
UAFE
Runways
Direction Length Surface
m ft
04/22 1,740 5,708 Asphalt

Kerben Airport (Kyrgyz: Кербен аэропорту, Russian: Кербенский аэропорт) (IATA: none (КРФ)ICAO: UAFE) is an airport serving Kerben, a town in Aksy District of Jalal-Abad Region (oblast) of Kyrgyzstan. Until 1992, Kerben Airport was called Karavan (Caravan) Airport. The Russian IATA code for Kerben Airport is КРФ.[2]

Kerben Airport started its operations in 1950s as a landing strip in the then Karavan. The current runway and terminal were built in 1982. It is a regional class 3C airport. The runway has a weight limit of 22 tonnes, and has no instrument landing facilities and operates only during daylight hours.

Although, Kerben Airport is near the border with Uzbekistan, it has no customs and border control checks and serves only flights within Kyrgyzstan. Up until 2010, the airport had year-round links with Jalal-Abad, Bishkek and Osh. Flights to the capital city Bishkek and the provincial centre Jalal-Abad resume on 1 March 2013.[3]

Airlines and destinations[edit]

Airlines Destinations
Sky Bishkek Bishkek, Jalal-Abad
Kyrgyzstan Air Company
operated by Avia Traffic Company
Seasonal: Bishkek, Jalal-Abad, Osh

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Аэропорт "Кербен"". CivilAviation.kg. 2012-10-28. Retrieved 2012-10-28. 
  2. ^ "Коды городов всех стран". G-Avia.ru. 2012-10-28. Retrieved 2012-10-28. 
  3. ^ "Bishkek - Kerben - Jalal-Abad flight to resume on March 1, 2013". Central Asia Aero News. 2013-02-20. Retrieved 2013-02-20. 

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