Talagi Airport

Coordinates: 64°36′0″N 40°43′0″E / 64.60000°N 40.71667°E / 64.60000; 40.71667
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Talagi Airport

Аэропорт Архангельск (Тала́ги) имени Ф.А. Абрамова
Airport typePublic
OwnerFederal Agency for State Property Management (51%)[1]
OperatorJSC "Arkhangelsk Airport"
LocationArkhangelsk, Arkhangelsk Oblast, Russia
Hub for
Elevation AMSL62 ft / 19 m
Coordinates64°36′0″N 40°43′0″E / 64.60000°N 40.71667°E / 64.60000; 40.71667
ARH is located in Arkhangelsk Oblast
Location of the airport in Arkhangelsk Oblast
ARH is located in European Russia
Location of the airport in Russia
ARH is located in Europe
Location of the airport in Europe
Direction Length Surface
m ft
08/26 2,500 8,202 Concrete
Statistics (2018)
Sources: Russian Federal Air Transport Agency (see also provisional 2018 statistics)[2]

Talagi Airport (Russian: Аэропорт Архангельск (Тала́ги) имени Ф.А. Абрамова) (IATA: ARH, ICAO: ULAA) is an international airport serving Arkhangelsk, Russia, located 11 kilometers outside the city. In 2001, it had 105,797 passengers and 921 tonnes of cargo. The airport was founded on February 5, 1963. It had an operational peak in 1990 with 952,457 passengers.

Talagi Airport serves as an airline hub for Smartavia.

The airport is home to the 89th Independent Aviation Squadron which uses the Antonov An-26 (ASCC: Curl) and Mil Mi-8MTV-5 (ASCC: Hip) as part of the 45th Air and Air Defenсe Forces Army.[3]


The name Talagi originates in two khutors and small village located in Solombalsky Volost, Arkhangelsk Uyezd, Arkhangelsk Governorate.[4]

Talagi Airport was originally built in the summer of 1942 under the supervision of the State Defense Committee representative Ivan Papanin as a military base with a gravel runway.

The Soviet Air Defence Forces (PVO) had a presence at this airfield with 518th Fighter Aviation Regiment (518-й Берлинский ордена Суворова III степени истребительный авиационный полк (Military Unit Number 42192), 518 IAP) flying Tupolev Tu-128 from 1966 onward. It received MiG-31 aircraft during the 1980s.[5][6] The controlling formation was the 23rd Air Defence Corps, then redesignated the 22nd Air Defence Corps in 1993, then 22nd AD Division from 1994, all under 10th Air Defence Army until 1994, and then 6th Air Defence Army. The regiment was disbanded in 1998.[7]

Airlines and destinations

Aeroflot Moscow–Sheremetyevo
Rossiya Saint Petersburg
RusLine Kazan, Naryan-Mar,[8] Syktyvkar,[9] Yekaterinburg[8]
Severstal Air Company Murmansk, Cherepovets
Smartavia Moscow–Sheremetyevo, Naryan-Mar, Saint Petersburg
Seasonal: Kaliningrad, Sochi


Annual passenger traffic at ARH airport. See Wikidata query.

See also


  1. ^ "Openinfo". mvpt.rosim.ru. Retrieved 5 February 2017.
  2. ^ "Объемы перевозок через аэропорты России" [Transportation volumes at Russian airports]. www.favt.ru (in Russian). Federal Air Transport Agency. Retrieved 23 October 2018.
  3. ^ "Russian Naval Aviation - Arkhangelsk/Talagi (ULAA)". Scramble.nl. Retrieved 1 January 2023.
  4. ^ Овсянкин Е. И. Имена Архангельских улиц
  5. ^ Mason, R. A. (1986). Aircraft, Strategy and Operations of the Soviet Air Force. Jane's Publishing Company Limited. ISBN 0-7106-0373-8.
  6. ^ "Aviatsiya PVO". Aviabaza KPOI.
  7. ^ "518th Fighter Aviation Regiment PVO". Ww2.dk. Retrieved 2022-09-17.
  8. ^ a b "Кольцово запускает рейсы в Архангельск и Саранск". veved.ru (in Russian). Вечерние Ведомости. 27 March 2019. Retrieved 27 March 2019.
  9. ^ "New direction Arkhangelsk - Syktyvkar". Airline "RusLine". Retrieved 27 January 2020.

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