Murmansk Airport

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Murmansk Airport

Аэропорт Мурманск
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Аэродромы и терминалы-терминал, Мурманск RP37106.jpg
Summary
Airport typePublic
OperatorJSC "Airport Murmansk"
ServesMurmansk
LocationMurmansk, Russia
Coordinates68°47′01.68″N 032°45′21.41″E / 68.7838000°N 32.7559472°E / 68.7838000; 32.7559472Coordinates: 68°47′01.68″N 032°45′21.41″E / 68.7838000°N 32.7559472°E / 68.7838000; 32.7559472
Websiteairport-murmansk.ru
Map
MMK is located in Murmansk Oblast
MMK
MMK
Location in Murmansk Oblast
Runways
Direction Length Surface
ft m
13/31 8,202 2,500 Paved

Murmansk Airport (Russian: Аэропо́рт Му́рманск or Аэропорт Мурмаши; IATA: MMK, ICAO: ULMM) is the international airport of Murmansk, Russia. It is located near the town of Murmashi in Murmansk's southern suburbs, 24 kilometres (15 mi) outside the city centre.

The airport served 763,668 passengers in 2016, an increase of 1.65% from 2015. In 2017, it was the 33rd busiest airport in Russia and served 845,928 passengers, an increase of 10.8% from 2016.[1]

History[edit]

In November 2015, Novaport bought out the Murmansk Airport from its former owner, Gazprom Oil, with the aim to develop flights from the low-cost airline Pobeda to the airport.[2]

Airlines and destinations[edit]

AirlinesDestinations
Aeroflot Moscow-Sheremetyevo,[3]
FinnairSeasonal charter: Helsinki[4]
Nordavia Moscow-Domodedovo, St Petersburg
Seasonal: Simferopol, Sochi
Red Wings Airlines Moscow-Domodedovo
Rossiya Airlines St Petersburg
S7 AirlinesMoscow-Domodedovo,[5] St Petersburg[6]
Severstal Air Company Cherepovets
Utair Moscow-Vnukovo

Accidents and incidents[edit]

On 11 November 1965, Aeroflot Flight 99 crashed while on approach to Murmansk Airport. 32 of the 64 passengers and crew on board were killed in the accident.[7]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Объемы перевозок через аэропорты России за январь-декабрь 2015-2016 гг [Traffic volume at Russian airports in January-December 2015-2016] (PDF) (Report) (in Russian). Moscow: Federal Air Transport Agency. p. 3. Retrieved 26 December 2017.
  2. ^ "Novaport intends to take full control of Murmansk Airport". Rusaviainsider.com. 20 November 2015. Retrieved 9 May 2017.
  3. ^ L, J (24 April 2014). "AEROFLOT Plans Moscow – Arkhangelsk / Murmansk Service from Jan 2015". Airline Route. Retrieved 24 April 2014.
  4. ^ Liu, Jim (20 February 2017). "Finnair adds Murmansk charter flights in S17". Routesonline. Retrieved 26 February 2017.
  5. ^ Liu, Jim (13 July 2017). "S7 Airlines adds Moscow – Murmansk service from Aug 2017". Routesonline. Retrieved 15 July 2017.
  6. ^ "Russia, Saint Petersburg, Pulkovo (LED) <-> Russia, Murmansk (MMK)". S7.ru. S7 Airlines. Retrieved 24 January 2018.
  7. ^ Aeroflot Flight 99 at Aviation Safety Network

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