Kyzyl Airport

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Kyzyl Airport
Аэропорт Кызыл
Kyzyl avia.jpg
Summary
Airport type Public
Operator FSUE "Tuva Airlines"
Serves Kyzyl
Location Kyzyl, Russia
Hub for
Coordinates 51°40′33.86″N 94°24′18.54″E / 51.6760722°N 94.4051500°E / 51.6760722; 94.4051500Coordinates: 51°40′33.86″N 94°24′18.54″E / 51.6760722°N 94.4051500°E / 51.6760722; 94.4051500
Website tuvaairport.ru
Map
KYZ is located in Tuva Republic
KYZ
KYZ
Location of airport in Tuva Republic
Runways
Direction Length Surface
ft m
05/23 8,858 2,700 Concrete
14/32 4,265 1,300 Concrete

Kyzyl Airport (Russian: Аэропорт Кызыл) (IATA: KYZICAO: UNKY) serves Kyzyl, the capital of the Republic of Tuva (Tyva) in the Russian Federation. The airport is located 6 km southwest of the city center.

Future[edit]

The government of Russia plans to renovate the airport, either by itself or in partnership with another agency. A runway extension is planned, so the airport may accept larger aircraft flying to and from Moscow and Saint Petersburg; or for technical stops for flights from China, Mongolia, Kazakhstan and other Asian countries operating to the western part of Russia or elsewhere in Europe.[1] The runway reconstruction is planned to be completed on 20 December 2017[2]

Airlines and destinations[edit]

Airlines Destinations
KrasAvia Krasnoyarsk-Cheremshanka, Krasnoyarsk-Yemelyanovo
Nordstar Airlines Irkutsk, Novosibirsk
S7 Airlines Novosibirsk (begins 27 March 2017)[3]

Ground transportation[edit]

Bus routes #1 and #1A go to the city.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Большие надежды малой авиации Тувы". expert.ru. 15 April 2015. Retrieved 19 March 2015. 
  2. ^ http://tass.ru/sibir-news/2211763
  3. ^ "Timetable - S7 Airlines". Novosibirsk International Airport (Tolmachevo). Retrieved 1 November 2016. 

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