Kyzyl Airport

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Kyzyl Airport
Аэропорт Кызыл
Kyzyl avia.jpg


KYZ is located in Tuva Republic
Location of airport in Tuva Republic
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
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.


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

Ground transportation[edit]

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


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