Osh Airport

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Osh International Airport
Ош эл аралык аэропорту
Summary
Airport type Public
Operator Government
Serves Osh
Location Osh, Kyrgyzstan
Hub for
Elevation AMSL 2,927 ft / 892 m
Coordinates 40°36′32″N 072°47′35″E / 40.60889°N 72.79306°E / 40.60889; 72.79306Coordinates: 40°36′32″N 072°47′35″E / 40.60889°N 72.79306°E / 40.60889; 72.79306
Map
OSS is located in Kyrgyzstan
OSS
OSS
Runways
Direction Length Surface
m ft
12/30 2,614 8,576 Asphalt
Source: DAFIF[1][2]

Osh International Airport (Kyrgyz: Ош эл аралык аэропорту, Russian: Международный аэропорт "Ош" (IATA: OSSICAO: UCFO) is an airport serving Osh, the capital of Osh province (oblast) of Kyrgyzstan.

The airport in 1974.

International arrivals with questions concerning their entry into the country may call the border service's Southern Regional Administration at (0 3222) 7-25-25; 2-34-6 or border unit #2011 at (0 3222) 5-55-09; 3-89-38.

In 2012, 835.900 passengers passed through the airport, an increase of 18% over the previous year.

Airlines and destinations[edit]

Airlines Destinations
Air Kyrgyzstan Abakan,[3] Bishkek, Krasnoyarsk-Yemelyanovo, Surgut
Air Manas Bishkek, Dushanbe, Krasnoyarsk-Yemelyanovo
Avia Traffic Company Bishkek, Irkutsk,[4] Kazan, Krasnoyarsk-Yemelyanovo, Moscow-Domodedovo, Moscow-Zhukovsky, Novosibirsk, Ürümqi, Yekaterinburg
China Southern Airlines Ürümqi
S7 Airlines Novosibirsk
S7 Airlines
operated by Globus Airlines
Moscow-Domodedovo
Sky Bishkek Bishkek[5]
Ural Airlines Chelyabinsk, Moscow-Domodedovo, Moscow-Zhukovsky,[6] Nizhny Novgorod, Samara, St Petersburg, Tyumen, Yekaterinburg
VIM Airlines Moscow-Domodedovo

Ground transportation[edit]

Marshrutka outside terminal

Marshrutka routes No. 107 and 142 serve the airport.

Accidents and incidents[edit]

  • On 28 December 2011, Kyrgyzstan Tupolev TU-134A, registration EX-020, operating flight QH3 from Bishkek to Osh, Kyrgyzstan, with 73 passengers and 6 crew suffered a hard landing on Osh's runway 12 resulting in the collapse of the right main gear, right wing separation and the aircraft rolling on its back in fog and low visibility. The aircraft came to a stop on soft ground about 10 meters off the right runway edge. A fuel leak from the left wing led to a fire erupting which was quickly extinguished by airport emergency services. One passenger received serious injuries and 24 people received minor injuries (concussions, bruises), of which 16 were taken to local hospitals. [1]
  • On 22 November 2015, a Boeing 737-300 registration EX-37005, operating as Avia Traffic Company Flight 768, touched down hard at Osh Airport injuring 8, and causing all the landing gear to be ripped off. The aircraft skidded off the runway and the left engine was ripped off.[7]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Airport information for UAFO from DAFIF (effective October 2006)
  2. ^ Airport information for OSS at Great Circle Mapper. Source: DAFIF (effective October 2006).
  3. ^ Liu, Jim (1 December 2016). "Air Kyrgyzstan adds new Abakan service from Nov 2016". Routesonline. Retrieved 1 December 2016. 
  4. ^ "Новый рейс Ош-Иркутск-Ош". Avia Traffic Company. Retrieved 10 June 2013. 
  5. ^ "Sky Bishkek's inaugural flight departs on December 1, 2012". Manas International Airport. 29 November 2012. Retrieved 30 November 2012. 
  6. ^ Liu, Jim (4 October 2016). "Ural Airlines schedules Zhukovsky launch in W16". Routesonline. Retrieved 4 October 2016. 
  7. ^ http://avherald.com/h?article=48fbb5cb&opt=0

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