Orsk Airport

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Orsk Airport
Аэропорт Орск
Airfield at Orsk Airport, Russia (satellite view).jpg
Summary
Airport type Public
Operator FSUE "Orenburg Airlines"
Serves Orsk
Location Orsk, Russia
Opened 1958
Elevation AMSL 909 ft / 277 m
Coordinates 51°4′18″N 058°35′48″E / 51.07167°N 58.59667°E / 51.07167; 58.59667
Website http://aviaorsk.ru
Map
OSW is located in Orenburg Oblast
OSW
OSW
Location of airport in Orenburg Oblast
Runways
Direction Length Surface
m ft
07/25 2,911 9,550

Orsk Airport (Russian: Аэропорт Орск) (IATA: OSW, ICAO: UWOR) is an international airport[1] in Russia located 16 km (10 mi) south of Orsk. It services medium-sized airliners. The terminal building is located around 3 km from the border to Kazakhstan, with some equipment located in Kazakhstan.

History[edit]

The airport was established in 1958.[2] The modern airport building was built in 1982 and the modern artificial runway was laid in 1987.[2]

The airport was also known as the destination of Saratov Airlines Flight 703 that crashed which killed all 71 people on board in February 2018.[3]

Airlines and destinations[edit]

AirlinesDestinations
OrenburzhyeOrenburg
Uktus AircompanyYekaterinburg

References[edit]

  1. ^ Russian Federation Government Regulation # 726-r
  2. ^ a b "ORENAIR". 2008-08-15. Archived from the original on 2008-08-15. Retrieved 2018-02-12. 
  3. ^ "Black box and 2 bodies recovered from site of plane crash near Moscow". RT International. Retrieved 2018-02-12. 

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