Krasnoyarsk Cheremshanka Airport

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Cheremshanka Airport
Аэропорт Черемшанка
Krasnoyarsk - Cheremshanka (UNKM) AN2082847.jpg
IATA: CER(unofficial)ICAO: UNKM
Airport type Public/Military
Operator KrasAvia
Serves Krasnoyarsk
Location Krasnoyarsk
Elevation AMSL 942 ft / 287 m
Coordinates 56°10′33″N 92°32′34″E / 56.17583°N 92.54278°E / 56.17583; 92.54278
Direction Length Surface
m ft
11/29 1,793 5,884 Concrete

Krasnoyarsk Cheremshanka Airport (Russian: Красноярский аэропорт Черемшанка) is a domestic airport in the Krasnoyarsk Krai, situated 23 km northwest of Krasnoyarsk. Since 1982 it is also the base of a helicopter detachment of civil defense, featuring the Mil Mi-6 and Mil Mi-8 aircraft. Besides civil defense and military use, the airfield is used for civilian passenger traffic flights of Antonov An-24 and Antonov An-26 aircraft. It is the hub of the Katekavia airline. The airport practically abuts (on the east) the city's international airport, Yemelyanovo Airport. The two lie within 2 miles of one another and feature identically laid out runways, RWY 11/29.

2011 fire[edit]

On December 19, 2011 a fire broke out at the Cheremshanka airport which destroyed the terminal building and the air traffic control tower. No injuries were reported. The reason for the fire is under investigation. About 100 fire fighters and 38 vehicles managed to extinguish the fire about 4 hours after the alert. No injuries occurred, no passengers were in the terminal building (capacity for 500 passengers) when the fire broke out.[1] The airport has been partially reconstructed and currently serves again some regional flights.[2]

Airlines and destinations[edit]

These are the following airlines and destination that Krasnoyarsk Cheremshanka Airport serves.[3]

Airlines Destinations
KrasAvia Abakan, Barnaul, Bratsk, Gorno-Altaysk, Kodinsk, Kyzyl, Motygino
Turukhan Svetlogorsk, Ust-Kut


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