Mineralnye Vody Airport

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Mineralnye Vody Airport
Аэропорт Минеральные Воды
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Summary
Airport type Public
Operator Novaport
Serves Cherkessk, Kislovodsk, Mineralnye Vody, Pyatigorsk, Yessentuki
Hub for Rossiya
Elevation AMSL 321 m / 1,053 ft
Coordinates 44°13′30″N 043°04′55″E / 44.22500°N 43.08194°E / 44.22500; 43.08194Coordinates: 44°13′30″N 043°04′55″E / 44.22500°N 43.08194°E / 44.22500; 43.08194
Website mvairport.ru/
Maps
Stavropol Krai in Russia
Stavropol Krai in Russia
MRV is located in Stavropol Krai
MRV
MRV
Location of the airport in the Stavropol Krai
Runways
Direction Length Surface
m ft
12/30 3,900 12,795 Concrete
Airport Guide,[1] WAD,[2] GCM,[3] STV[4]

Mineralnye Vody Airport (Russian: Аэропорт Минеральные Воды) (IATA: MRVICAO: URMM) (also written as Mineralnyye Vody Airport) is an airport in Stavropol Krai, Russia located 4 kilometres (2.5 mi) west of Mineralnye Vody. It features a civilian terminal area on its west side with 41 parking spots. The airfield houses a Tupolev Tu-154 maintenance facility on the east side.

History[edit]

On 22 June 2014, Transaero Airlines began operating the Boeing 747-400 from Moscow. The airline operated the aircraft into the airport during the peak holiday seasons on Sundays, with the aircraft carrying a maximum of 522 passengers. To that date, the 747-400 is the largest aircraft to have operated into the airport.[5]

In July 2016, Novaport bought the Mineralnye Vody Airport from Aeroinvest.[6]

Airlines and destinations[edit]

Airlines Destinations
Aeroflot Moscow-Sheremetyevo
Aeroflot
operated by Rossiya Airlines
Moscow-Vnukovo,[7] Simferopol, St Petersburg, Tashkent
Armenia Aircompany Yerevan
Astra Airlines Thessaloniki
AtlasGlobal Seasonal: Antalya[8]
AZALJet Baku[9]
Azerbaijan Airlines Seasonal: Ganja[10]
Ellinair Thessaloniki
Seasonal charter: Heraklion[11]
flydubai Dubai-International
Komiaviatrans Kaluga[12]
Seasonal: Syktyvkar
NordStar Moscow-Domodedovo,[13] Norilsk, Yekaterinburg
Nordwind Airlines Seasonal charter: Bangkok-Suvarnabhumi, Burgas, Phuket, Sharjah
Pegasus Airlines Istanbul-Sabiha Gökçen
Red Wings Airlines Moscow-Domodedovo
RusLine Seasonal: Sochi
S7 Airlines Moscow-Domodedovo, Novosibirsk
Saravia Seasonal: Samara, Saratov
SCAT Airlines Aktau, Astana (begins 2 June 2017)[14]
Seasonal: Atyrau
Ural Airlines Chelyabinsk, Dushanbe, Makhachkala, Moscow-Domodedovo,[15] Sochi, St Petersburg, Yekaterinburg
Seasonal charter: Rimini
UTair Aviation Moscow-Vnukovo, St Petersburg, Surgut
Uzbekistan Airways Tashkent
Yamal Airlines Tyumen

Statistics[edit]

Passenger Traffic

Year 2008[16] 2009[17] 2010[18] 2011[19] 2012[20] 2013[21] 2014[22] 2015[23]
Passengers 828,000 702,000 888,000 966,000 1,279,539 1,473,447 1,921,669 1,957,122

Accidents and Incidents[edit]

  • On 31 December 1961, an Aeroflot-Armenia Il-18V crashed while attempting a go-around during a charter flight, killing 32 of 119 on board. The aircraft was one of two sent to pick up people who had been stranded at Tbilisi due to bad weather.[26]
  • On 27 February 1972, an Aeroflot Antonov 24B lost control and crashed on approach, after an unintentional application of the thrust reversers.[27]
  • On 15 February 1977, Aeroflot Flight 5003 crashed during the initial climb phase of the flight, killing 77 of the 98 people aboard the aircraft.[28]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Airport guide for Mineralnye Vody airport
  2. ^ Airport information for URMM at World Aero Data. Data current as of October 2006.
  3. ^ Airport information for URMM at Great Circle Mapper.
  4. ^ Airport information for Mineralnye Vody Airport at Search (for) Travel website.
  5. ^ "Рейс Москва – Минеральные Воды впервые выполнен на самолете Boeing 747-400" (in Russian). Moscow: Interfax-Tourism. 23 June 2014. Archived from the original on 24 June 2014. Retrieved 24 June 2014. 
  6. ^ "Businessman Roman Trotsenko bought two Russian airport". Sevendaynews.com. 6 July 2016. Retrieved 9 May 2017. 
  7. ^ Плохотниченко, Юрий (26 January 2016). "Рейсы "Донавиа" и Orenair переводятся из Домодедово во Внуково под бренд "России"". Travel.Ru. Retrieved 26 January 2016. 
  8. ^ Liu, Jim (3 May 2017). "AtlasGlobal adds Antalya - Russia routes in S17". Routesonline. Retrieved 3 May 2017. 
  9. ^ "Azerbaijan Airlines Launches Low-cost AZALJet Service from late-March 2016". airlineroute. 
  10. ^ "AZAL to initiate Ganja- Mineralnye Vody -Ganja flights". Trend News Agency. 21 May 2014. Retrieved 21 May 2014. 
  11. ^ http://www.mouzenidis.gr/avia-table?CurPage=1&DepartureCityId=195&ArrivalCityId=1469&DaysFlow=0&DateFrom=26-05-2017
  12. ^ "Минеральные Воды и Краснодар - новые региональные направления аэропорта Калуги". Международный аэропорт «Калуга». Retrieved 22 October 2015. 
  13. ^ L, J (24 September 2015). "NordStar Plans to Add New Moscow Domodedovo Routes from late-Oct 2015". Airline Route. Retrieved 24 September 2015. 
  14. ^ Liu, Jim (23 March 2017). "SCAT adds new routes in S17". Routesonline. Retrieved 23 March 2017. 
  15. ^ ""Уральские авиалинии" будут летать из Москвы в Минеральные Воды". TRAVEL.RU. 30 August 2012. Retrieved 31 August 2012. 
  16. ^ 30 крупнейших аэропортов России 2008
  17. ^ 30 крупнейших аэропортов России 2009
  18. ^ 30 крупнейших аэропортов России 2010
  19. ^ Гражданская авиация — это призвание // Новости ОАО «Международный аэропорт Минеральные Воды», 09.02.2012
  20. ^ "Итоги деятельности за 2012 год". 
  21. ^ "Итоги деятельности за 2013 год". 
  22. ^ "Итоги 2014 года". 
  23. ^ Итоги 2015 года
  24. ^ Ranter, Harro. "ASN Aircraft accident Lisunov Li-2 CCCP-L4890 Mineralnye Vody Airport (MRV)". aviation-safety.net. Retrieved 2017-04-13. 
  25. ^ "Катастрофа Ил-12 Новосибирской авиагруппы близ а/п Новосибирск-Северный (борт СССР-Л1365), 27 сентября 1954 года. // AirDisaster.ru - авиационные происшествия, инциденты и авиакатастрофы в СССР и России - факты, история, статистика". www.airdisaster.ru. Retrieved 2017-04-13. 
  26. ^ Ranter, Harro. "ASN Aircraft accident Ilyushin 18V CCCP-75757 Mineralnye Vody Airport (MRV)". aviation-safety.net. Retrieved 2017-04-13. 
  27. ^ Ranter, Harro. "ASN Aircraft accident Antonov 24B CCCP-46418 Mineralnye Vody Airport (MRV)". aviation-safety.net. Retrieved 2017-04-13. 
  28. ^ Ranter, Harro. "ASN Aircraft accident Ilyushin 18V CCCP-75520 Mineralnye Vody Airport (MRV)". aviation-safety.net. Retrieved 2017-04-13. 

External links[edit]

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