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Khrabrovo Airport (Russian Аэропорт Храброво) (IATA: KGD, ICAO: UMKK) is the airport of Kaliningrad, located 24 kilometers (15 mi) north of the city near the village of Khrabrovo. While it mostly serves scheduled domestic destinations, part of it is still a military base of the Russian Air Force.
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- 1922 - Joint Russian-German joint venture Deruluft starts flights on first scheduled international route, from Königsberg (Devau airport) - Moscow
- 1945 - Airport is transferred to Civil Air Fleet of USSR
- 1961 - Joint Air Squadron formed at the basis of airport and airline
- 1977 - Operations of Tupolev-134 begin
- 1979 - Passenger terminal is built in Khrabrovo
- 1988 - Tupolev-154s begin operations to Kaliningrad
- 1992 - Enterprise separates from Vnukovo Production association and becomes independent entity
- 1993 - First scheduled international flights begin. Two Tupolev-154s are purchased
- 1997 - Air enterprise is renamed “Kaliningrad Avia”
- 2001 - Air enterprise is in receivership
- 2002 - Change of ownership structure. Transformation into Joint Stock Company
- 2004 – Beginning of reconstruction of runway, apron, navigation equipment
- 2005 – Air enterprise renamed “KD Avia”
- 2007 - opening of the new terminal
- 2009 - "KD Avia" airlines cease operations
Airlines and destinations
operated by Rossiya
|Moscow–Vnukovo, St Petersburg|
Seasonal: Brest, Homiel, Hrodna, Vitebsk
|LOT Polish Airlines||Warsaw-Chopin|
|Nordavia||Seasonal: Arkhangelsk, Moscow–Domodedovo, Murmansk, St Petersburg|
|Onur Air||Seasonal: Antalya|
|Red Wings Airlines||Seasonal: Moscow–Domodedovo|
|S7 Airlines||Moscow–Domodedovo, St Petersburg|
|Severstal Air Company||Cherepovets|
|Ural Airlines||Moscow–Domodedovo, St Petersburg, Yekaterinburg (begins 21 July 2017)|
|Azur Air||Barcelona, Antalya, Heraklion, Enfidha|
|Nordwind||Heraklion, Antalya, Enfidha|
|Pegas Fly||Heraklion, Antalya, Enfidha, Monastir|
Passenger numbers are also rising, and are set to rise even more with the introduction of more routes:
- 2002 - 163,000
- 2003 - 115,000
- 2004 - 209,000
- 2005 - 311,000
- 2006 - 731,626
- 2007 - 1,204,060
- 2008 - 1,920,000
- 2009 - 1,357,000
- 2010 - 1,023,990
- 2011 - 1,229,017
- 2014 - 1,460,054
The city bus line No. 144 by Koenigtransauto (Кёнигтрансавто) connects the airport with the Kaliningrad Main Bus/Railway Station.
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- Liu, Jim (3 May 2017). "Onur Air expands Antalya – Russia routes from April 2017". Routesonline. Retrieved 3 May 2017.
- "Schedule". S7 Airlines. Retrieved 27 February 2017.
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