Ostafyevo International Airport

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Ostafyevo International Airport
Международный аэропорт «Остафьево»
Ostafyevo International Airport.JPG
IATA: OSFICAO: UUMO
Summary
Airport type Public
Operator Gazpromavia
Location Moscow
Elevation AMSL 568 ft / 173 m
Coordinates 55°30′42″N 37°30′26″E / 55.51167°N 37.50722°E / 55.51167; 37.50722Coordinates: 55°30′42″N 37°30′26″E / 55.51167°N 37.50722°E / 55.51167; 37.50722
Website www.ostafyevo-airport.ru
Runways
Direction Length Surface
ft m
08/26 6,725 2,050 Concrete

Ostafyevo International Business Airport (Russian: Международный аэропорт бизнес-авиации «Остафьево») (IATA: OSFICAO: UUMO) is a "B" class international airport, located 14 kilometres (8.7 mi) to the south of Moscow Ring Road in Novomoskovsky administrative okrug of Moscow. The airport is owned by Gazpromavia company, a division of Gazprom. It was renovated and opened for civilian flights in 2000 on the grounds of a former military airbase. Ostafyevo features a new modern glass terminal, and caters primarily to business aviation.

It is capable of receiving aircraft Boeing 737-700, Global 5000/6000/Express, Falcon-900/2000/7X, An-12/74, Il-18, Yak-42, SJ-100, Tu-134 (noise restrictions) and more light, as well as helicopters of all types.

Description[edit]

The airport belongs to Russian Ministry of defence and operated jointly with Gazpromavia. It is a home to Gazpromavia and the cargo airline Shar Ink. The only authorized handler is "Aviapartner" LLC.[1]

The airport was opened for international flights in 2007. It fully meets the modern standards of safety and service organization of international and domestic flights, all types of collateral obtained certificates of conformity.

Currently Ostafyevo is positioned as an international business airport, ready to provide services regardning to ground handling, parking (both on apron and in hangars), refuelling, catering, transfer and accommodation for crew, customs assistance, aeronautical information and organizational support, including navigational support for foreign aircraft flying in Russian Federation.

On the territory of Ostafyevo are located certificated maintenance centers for business jets (certifyed by Dassault Aviation for Falcons) and helicopter EC-120B Colibri. Airport complex has 26 open aircraft parkings, 12 of them are within walking distance from the terminal. There are two heated hangar complexes for four aircraft. Places in the hangars are equipped with all the necessary equipment, tow bars are available. Aircraft cleaning services are available. The passenger terminal of the airport can handle up to 70 passengers per hour on domestic routes and 40 passengers per hour - on international flights.

For ease of transport communication with Moscow the reconstruction of the access road is in progress.

Interesting facts[edit]

  • In 1803 in Ostafyevo estate, then belonging to Prince A. Vyazemsky (son of P. Vyazemsky), landed a balloon of the first Russian woman to fly in Princess P. Gagarina. Thereafter, the famous balloon was kept in the Ostafyevo estate for a long time.
  • In the second half of the 1940s the airfield Ostafyevo was already on use as an airport: from here planes Li-2 performed regular postal passenger and cargo-passenger flights to various cities of the USSR.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Авиапартнер". www.aviapartner-uumo.ru/en. Retrieved 2015-11-03. 

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