It services medium-sized airliners with 14 parking spaces. It is also a small military training base, previously home to the Stavropol Higher Military Aviation School of Pilots and Navigators PVO im. Marshal of Aviation V.A. Sudts (SVVAULSh), and 163rd OUAE (Separate Training Aviation Squadron) flying the Mi-8. The school was formed on 1 November 1969 and controlled four training aviation regiments (at Salsk, Khankala, Tikhoretsk, and Kholodnogorsk). In 1993 the school was renamed the Stavropol Higher Aviation Engineering Institute, with schools at Stavropol, Daugavpils and Lomonosov.