Pskov Airport

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Pskov Airport
Аэропорт Псков
Airport Pskov.JPG
Summary
Airport type Military / Public
Operator Pskovavia
Location Pskov, Pskov Oblast, Russia
Elevation AMSL 154 ft / 47 m
Coordinates 57°47′6″N 028°23′54″E / 57.78500°N 28.39833°E / 57.78500; 28.39833
Runways
Direction Length Surface
m ft
01/19 2,514[1] 8,248 Concrete

Pskov Airport (Russian: Аэропорт Псков) (IATA: PKV, ICAO: ULOO) is an airfield in Pskov Oblast, Russia located 6 km southeast of Pskov. It is a medium air base with 27 large revetments in a complex, sprawling taxiway layout. The civilian terminal area services 13 medium/large planes and 20 small planes. There is no instrument landing capability.

The primary military user is the 334 VTAP (334th Military Transport Aviation Regiment), operating Ilyushin Il-76 aircraft.[2] Scheduled passenger flights are operated by Embraer 120 and Fokker 50.

In 1990s regular flights were interrupted due to a significant reduction of the demand for passenger and cargo air service. After a short-lived air connection to Moscow operated by Eurasia Airlines in 2003, scheduled airline services were not resumed before May 2007.[3] In the beginning these services were operated by St. Petersburg based carrier Vyborg Airlines but has since then been taken over by UTair Aviation and Atlant-Soyuz and later discontinued. In 2009 two airlines announced to serve the airport. Region-Avia started flights to Moscow-Vnukovo and airBaltic announced international services to its Riga hub. The latter services were cancelled in December 2009 due to the state of the runway during winter.

Airlines and destinations[edit]

AirlinesDestinations
Azimuth Moscow-Vnukovo[4]
Pskovavia Moscow-Domodedovo, St Petersburg[5][6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Length of runway was increased to 2514 m. Archived 2007-05-11 at the Wayback Machine. Official site of Pskov region
  2. ^ "37 Vozdushnaya Armiya VGK". Brinkster.com.
  3. ^ "Regular airline service between Moscow and Pskov has opened". RBC.
  4. ^ "Первый авиарейс «Москва - Псков» приземлился на аэродроме в Крестах". kp.ru. 2 October 2018.
  5. ^ "Действующее расписание регулярных пассажирских рейсов ОАО «Псковавиа» в летний период 2013 года". JSC “Pskovavia”. Archived from the original on 2 August 2013. Retrieved 25 July 2013.
  6. ^ "Псков и Петербург спустя 20 лет возобновляют авиасообщение". ФГУП РАМИ «РИА Новости». 20 June 2013. Retrieved 21 June 2013.

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