Magas Airport

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Magas Airport
Аэропорт Магас
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Serves Magas, Nazran
Coordinates 43°19′09″N 45°00′47″E / 43.3193°N 45.0130°E / 43.3193; 45.0130Coordinates: 43°19′09″N 45°00′47″E / 43.3193°N 45.0130°E / 43.3193; 45.0130

Magas Airport (Russian: Аэропорт "Магас" имени первого Героя России генерала С.С. Осканова[1]), also known as Magas Oskanov Airport,[2] is an airport in the Republic of Ingushetia near Ordzhonikidzevskaya,[3] serving the capital city of Magas and the largest regional city of Nazran. The name Magas comes from the medieval capital of Alania. The name is translated from Ingush as a Sun City. Prior to 1992 Magas Airport was a Soviet military air base. It is sometimes referred to by the title of Magas Oskanov Airport, in honour of Soviet General and MiG-29 pilot Sulom-Beck Oskanov.[4]


Airport can service Boeing-737-400/500/800, TU-154, IL-76, YAK-42, TU–134, AN–24, AN–12, YAK–40, CRJ-100/200, and helicopters.

Airlines and destinations[edit]

Airlines Destinations
Pobeda Moscow-Vnukovo[5]
UTair Aviation Moscow-Vnukovo, St Petersburg[6]
Seasonal charter: Medina, Jeddah

See also[edit]