Mirny Airport

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Mirny Airport
Аэропорт Мирный
Mirny airport.jpg
Airport type Public
Operator Alrosa Mirny Air Enterprise
Serves Mirny, Sakha Republic, Russia
Hub for
Elevation AMSL 1,155 ft / 352 m
Coordinates 62°32′04″N 114°01′20″E / 62.53444°N 114.02222°E / 62.53444; 114.02222Coordinates: 62°32′04″N 114°01′20″E / 62.53444°N 114.02222°E / 62.53444; 114.02222
Sakha Republic in Russia
Sakha Republic in Russia
MJZ is located in Sakha Republic
Location of the airport in the Sakha Republic
Direction Length Surface
ft m
06/24 9,187 2,800 Concrete
GCM,[1] STV[2]

Mirny Airport (Russian: Аэропорт Мирный) (IATA: MJZICAO: UERR) is an airport in Yakutia, Russia, located 4 kilometres (2.5 mi) east of the mining town of Mirny. It handles medium-sized airliners and supports 24-hour flight operations. Mirny airport serves as a diversion airport on Polar route 3.[3][4] The airport is home base for Alrosa Mirny Air Enterprise.

Airlines and destinations[edit]

Airlines Destinations
Alrosa Mirny Air Enterprise Irkutsk, Krasnodar, Krasnoyarsk-Yemelyanovo, Moscow-Domodedovo, Novosibirsk, Polyarny, Yakutsk, Yekaterinburg
Angara Airlines Irkutsk,[5] Novosibirsk[5][6]
NordStar Krasnoyarsk-Yemelyanovo
S7 Airlines Novosibrsk[7]
Ural Airlines Moscow-Domodedovo[8]
Yakutia Airlines Khabarovsk, Yakutsk

Accidents and incidents[edit]

  • On November 1, 2009, an Ilyushin Il-76 cargo jet of the Russian Ministry of Internal Affairs crashed soon after take-off from Mirny airport, killing all 11 people on board. It was on a repositioning flight to Irkutsk Airport after delivering cargo to Mirny. The Il-76 banked to the right and crashed into the ground near an old diamond mine.[9][10]


  1. ^ Airport information for UERR at Great Circle Mapper.
  2. ^ Airport information for Mirny Airport at Search (for) Travel website.
  3. ^ Boeing-conducted Airport safety and operational assessments
  4. ^ New Cross-Polar Routes
  5. ^ a b "РАСПИСАНИЕ" (PDF). Angara Airlines. Retrieved 16 January 2013. 
  6. ^ "Из Толмачёво в Читу, Мирный и Иркутск на новых Ан-148". Пресс-центр. Tolmachevo Airport. Retrieved 13 December 2012. 
  7. ^ L, J (1 December 2014). "S7 Airlines Adds Novosibirsk Domestic Routes in S15". Airline Route. Retrieved 1 December 2014. 
  8. ^ http://airlineroute.net/2015/05/13/u6-may15/
  9. ^ http://www.vesti.ru/videos?vid=247978
  10. ^ Berry, Lynn for Associated Press. "Russian military cargo plane crashes on takeoff, killing all 11 crew members on board". Dailypress.com, 1 November 2009.

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