Mirny Airport

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Mirny Airport

Аэропорт Мирный
Aerial view of Mirny city, Mir mine and Mirny Airport.jpg
Airport typePublic
OperatorAlrosa Mirny Air Enterprise
ServesMirny, Sakha Republic, Russia
Hub forAlrosa Mirny Air Enterprise
Elevation AMSL1,155 ft / 352 m
Coordinates62°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
07/25 9,187 2,800 Concrete
GCM,[1] STV[2]

Mirny Airport (Russian: Аэропорт Мирный; Yakut: Мирнэй аэропорда) (IATA: MJZ, ICAO: 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. 329,446 passengers were transited by this airport in 2017.

Airlines and destinations[edit]

Alrosa Mirny Air EnterpriseIrkutsk, Krasnodar, Krasnoyarsk–Yemelyanovo, Moscow–Domodedovo, Novosibirsk, Polyarny, Yakutsk, Yekaterinburg
Angara AirlinesIrkutsk,[5] Novosibirsk[5][6]
S7 AirlinesMoscow–Domodedovo,[7] Novosibirsk[8]
Yakutia AirlinesKhabarovsk, Yakutsk

Accidents and incidents[edit]

  • On 1 November 2009, an Ilyushin Il-76 cargo jet of the Russian Ministry of Internal Affairs crashed shortly 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 the Mir mine.[9][10]


  1. ^ Airport information for UERR at Great Circle Mapper.
  2. ^ Airport information for Mirny Airport at Transport Search website.
  3. ^ "Figure 3. Boeing-Conducted Airport Safety And Operational Assessments". www.boeing.com. Retrieved 2019-02-08.
  4. ^ "Figure 1. New Cross-Polar Routes Via The North Polar Region". www.boeing.com. Retrieved 2019-02-08.
  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. Archived from the original on 7 January 2013. Retrieved 13 December 2012.
  7. ^ Liu, Jim (7 March 2017). "S7 Airlines S17 new routes as of 06MAR17". Routesonline. Retrieved 7 March 2017.
  8. ^ L, J (1 December 2014). "S7 Airlines Adds Novosibirsk Domestic Routes in S15". Airline Route. Retrieved 1 December 2014.
  9. ^ Экипаж не смог справиться с сильным креном Ил-76, retrieved 2019-02-08
  10. ^ Berry, Lynn for Associated Press. "Russian military cargo plane crashes on takeoff, killing all 11 crew members on board" Archived 2009-11-02 at the Wayback Machine. Dailypress.com, 1 November 2009.

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