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Novosibirsk Tolmachevo Airport

Аэропорт Толмачёво
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Domestic terminal of Tolmachevo Airport at night.jpg
Summary
Airport typePublic
OperatorNovaport
ServesNovosibirsk
LocationOb, Russia
Hub for
Elevation AMSL365 ft / 111 m
Coordinates55°00′45″N 082°39′02″E / 55.01250°N 82.65056°E / 55.01250; 82.65056Coordinates: 55°00′45″N 082°39′02″E / 55.01250°N 82.65056°E / 55.01250; 82.65056
Websitewww.tolmachevo.ru
Map
OVB is located in Novosibirsk Oblast
OVB
OVB
Location of airport in Novosibirsk Oblast
Runways
Direction Length Surface
m ft
07/25 3,600 11,801 Asphalt concrete
16/34 3,600 11,818 Concrete
Statistics (2018)
Passengers5,909,078
Passenger change 17–18Increase18.0%
Aircraft movements49,118
Movements change 16–17Increase14.6%
Sources: Passenger Traffic, ACI Europe[1]
AIP of the Russian Federation[2], Tolmachevo media centre*[3]

Novosibirsk Tolmachevo Airport (Russian: Аэропо́рт Толмачёво) (IATA: OVB, ICAO: UNNT) is situated in the town of Ob, 16 kilometres (9.9 mi) from the center of Novosibirsk, an industrial and scientific center in Siberia and Russia's third-largest city.

There are two (3,600 metres (11,800 ft) and 3,605 metres (11,827 ft)) active runways in Tolmachevo Airport, along with one large passenger terminal with two connected sections (Section A for domestic flights (25,000 square metres (270,000 sq ft), 18 check-in desks, 2 jet bridges, capacity 1,800 passengers/hour[4]) and Section B for international flights (27,000 square metres (290,000 sq ft), 14 check-in desks, 3 jet bridges, capacity 1,300 passengers/hour)[5]), 2 cargo terminals and 61 aircraft stands. Runway 16 is equipped with an ILS CAT II, which enables aircraft operations in low ceiling (30 metres) and visibility (350 metres).[6]

The airport is situated in the middle of the route from some important East-Asian cities (e.g. Seoul, Shanghai, Hong Kong, etc.) to Europe which makes it attractive for cargo airlines to use it for refueling stops.[7] It serves also as a diversion airport on Polar route 1.[8][9]

Tolmachevo is the busiest airport in Siberia and the seventh-busiest airport in Russia.[10][11] It is also the busiest regional transit airport in Russia after Moscow MOW.[12] In 2018, the airport served 5,909,078 passengers (+18.0%)[3] and handled 31,933 tons of cargo (+8.5%).[13] Detailed data for years 2003–2018 is in the Traffic Statistics section below.

The Tolmachevo Airport is operated by Novaport since 2011.[14][15]

History[edit]

Operations began on July 12, 1957 with the first passenger flight of Tupolev Tu-104 from Novosibirsk to Moscow. The airport was owned by United Tolmachevo Aviation Enterprise and Ministry of Civil Aviation of the USSR until 1992. The airport then became a joint stock company in 1995, with 51% owned by the state. The domestic terminal was completely renovated in 2006. Tolmachevo Airport is also the first Russian airport to receive ISO 9002-96 certificate. On November 29, 2012, first time in history the airport received its three-millionth annual passenger.[16] During 2014-2015 the former international terminal was enlarged and merged with the domestic terminal which allowed to double its passenger capacity.[5] The airport celebrated its four-millionth annual passenger on December 21, 2016.[17] In the last hours of 2017 another milestone was reached: on December, 31, 2017 the airport handled its five-millionth annual passenger.[18]

Plans for its further development include construction of a new rapid-exit taxiway and 4 stands for wide-body aircraft.[19], as well as a further expansion of the terminal with 10,000 square metres (110,000 sq ft) in 2018-2019 and 25,000 square metres (270,000 sq ft) until 2022.[20]

The airport is also home to the 337th Independent Helicopter Regiment (previously called the 562nd Air Base (Army Aviation)) flying Mil Mi-24P's and Mil Mi-8AMTSh-V's.[21]

Airlines and destinations[edit]

Countries with flight destinations from the Novosibirsk Airport
The monument from Tupolev Tu-154M of S7 Airlines at Tolmachevo Airport
Tolmachevo Airport outside view of joint terminal (left - domestic section A, right - international section B) after reconstruction

Passenger[edit]

AirlinesDestinations
Aeroflot Krasnoyarsk–International (begins 29 March 2020),[22] Moscow–Sheremetyevo
Air Astana Nur-Sultan
Alrosa Krasnodar, Mirny, Moscow–Domodedovo, Pevek, St Petersburg, Udachny, Yakutsk
Seasonal: Blagoveshchensk, Magadan, Rostov-on-Don, Simferopol
Angara Airlines Irkutsk, Surgut, Talakan, Tomsk
Aurora Khabarovsk
Avia Traffic Company Bishkek, Osh
Azimuth Rostov-on-Don
Azur Air Seasonal charter: Antalya, Dalaman, Dubai–Al Maktoum, Enfidha, Goa–Dabolim, Nha Trang–Cam Ranh, Pattaya–U-Tapao, Phuket, Phu Quoc, Sanya
I-FlySeasonal charter: Antalya, Sanya
IrAero Irkutsk, Krasnoyarsk–International, Nizhnevartovsk
NordStar Krasnodar, Kyzyl, Norilsk, Severo-Eniseysk
Seasonal charter: Sanya
Nordwind Airlines Seasonal charter: Antalya, Heraklion, Nha Trang–Cam Ranh, Phuket, Surat Thani (begins 27 December 2019)[23]
Pegas Fly Seasonal charter: Bangkok–Suvarnabhumi, Nha Trang–Cam Ranh, Pattaya–U-Tapao, Phuket
Pobeda Moscow–Vnukovo, St Petersburg
Seasonal: Anapa, Sochi, Yekaterinburg
Red Wings Airlines Moscow–Domodedovo
Rossiya St Petersburg
Seasonal: Simferopol, Sochi
Seasonal charter: Antalya, Larnaca
Royal Flight Airlines Seasonal charter: Antalya, Goa–Dabolim, Nha Trang–Cam Ranh, Pattaya–U-Tapao, Phuket, Phu Quoc
S7 Airlines Abakan, Almaty, Baku, Bangkok–Suvarnabhumi, Barnaul (begins 29 March 2020),[24] Beijing–Capital, Bishkek, Blagoveshchensk, Bratsk, Bukhara, Chelyabinsk, Chita, Dubai–International, Dushanbe, Fergana, Guangzhou, Hong Kong, Irkutsk, Karagandy, Kazan, Kemerovo (begins 2 January 2020),[25] Khabarovsk, Khujand, Kogalym, Krasnodar, Krasnoyarsk–International, Magadan, Mineralnye Vody, Mirny, Moscow–Domodedovo, Namangan, Nadym, Neryungri, Nizhnevartovsk, Nizhny Novgorod, Norilsk, Novokuznetsk, Novy Urengoy, Noyabrsk, Nur-Sultan,[26] Omsk, Osh, Oskemen, Perm, Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky, Prague, Samara, Seoul–Incheon, Shymkent, Simferopol, Sochi, St Petersburg, Surgut, Talakan, Tashkent, Tokyo–Narita, Tomsk, Tyumen, Udachny, Ufa, Ulan-Ude, Ulyanovsk–Baratayevka (begins 2 January 2020),[27] Ürümqi, Vladivostok, Voronezh, Yakutsk, Yekaterinburg, Yerevan, Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk
Seasonal: Anapa, Düsseldorf, Frankfurt,[28] Larnaca,[28] Munich, Nha Trang–Cam Ranh, Pavlodar, Phuket, Shanghai–Pudong, Tamchy–Issyk-Kul
SiLA Gorno-Altaysk
Smartavia Moscow–Domodedovo[29]
Somon Air Dushanbe, Khujand
Ural Airlines Harbin, Hefei, Moscow–Domodedovo
Seasonal: Krasnodar, Vladivostok
Utair Irkutsk, Khanty-Mansiysk, Krasnoyarsk–International, Strezhevoy, Surgut
Uzbekistan Airways Namangan, Tashkent
Yakutia Airlines Mirny, Neryungri, Yakutsk
Seasonal: Krasnodar, Magadan, St Petersburg, Yekaterinburg
Yamal Airlines Novy Urengoy, Salekhard, Talakan, Tyumen
Seasonal: Krasnoyarsk–International, Yekaterinburg

Cargo[edit]

AirlinesDestinations
Aviastar-TU Hangzhou[30][31]
Cargolux London–Stansted,[32] Luxembourg,[33] Seoul–Incheon,[34] Shanghai–Pudong,[35] Zhengzhou[36]
Cargolux ItaliaHong Kong,[37] Milan–Malpensa[38]
Lufthansa Cargo Frankfurt,[39] Hong Kong,[40] Seoul–Incheon,[41] Osaka–Kansai[42][43]
Russian Post Harbin, Zhengzhou[44][45]
Sky Gates Airlines Hahn,[46] Hong Kong,[47], Maastricht,[48] Zhengzhou[49]

Statistics[edit]

Novosibirsk-Tolmachevo Airport Passenger Traffic Statistics[50][51][52][53][54]
Year (month) Domestic % change International % change Total % change
2019 (10 month)* 4,151,446 Increase 14.8% 1,525,700 Increase 11.9% 5,677,146 Increase 14.0%
2018 4,281,799 Increase 20.6% 1,627,279 Increase 11.7% 5,909,078 Increase 18.0%
2017 3,550,375 Increase 17.7% 1,456,927 Increase 34.9% 5,007,302 Increase 22.2%
2016 3,017,226 Increase 16.0% 1,080,264 Decrease 2.0% 4,097,490 Increase 10.6%
2015 2,600,974 Increase 7.0% 1,102,237 Decrease 27.8% 3,703,211 Decrease 6.4%
2014 2,431,238 Increase 10.9% 1,526,429 Decrease 2.0% 3,957,667 Increase 5.6%
2013 2,191,304 Increase 8.7% 1,556,907 Increase 24.5% 3,748,211 Increase 14.7%
2012 2,015,767 Increase 13.7% 1,250,978 Increase 25.9% 3,266,745 Increase 18.1%
2011 1,772,566 Increase 12.5% 993,316 Increase 44.7% 2,765,884 Increase 22.3%
2010 1,575,185 Increase 15.3% 686,442 Increase 56.8% 2,261,630 Increase 25.3%
2009 1,366,500 Decrease 20.3% 437,800 Decrease 6.3% 1,804,297 Decrease 14.5%
2008 1,643,900 Increase 12.7% 465,500 Increase 12.4% 2,109,424 Increase 12.6%
2007 1,459,200 Increase 12.3% 414,300 Increase 16.0% 1,873,496 Increase 13.1%
2006 1,299,700 Increase 2.5% 357,200 Decrease 6.2% 1,656,901 Increase 0.5%
2005 1,268,500 Increase 5.7% 379,400 Increase 11.5% 1,647,940 Increase 7.0%
2004 1,199,500 Increase 11.7% 340,300 Increase 17.3% 1,539,777 Increase 12.9%
2003 1,073,900 Increase 12.7% 290,000 Increase 0.4% 1,363,952 Increase 9.9%

(*)Preliminary Data. Source: Tolmachevo media centre[55]

Busiest domestic routes from Tolmachevo Int. Airport (2013)[56][57]
Rank City Passengers Growth

2013/2012

1 Moscow 1,073,265 Increase5%
2 Saint Petersburg 152,068 Increase15%
3 Khabarovsk 122,150 Increase24%
4 Vladivostok 95,864 Increase15%
5 Yakutsk 69,555 Increase11%
6 Irkutsk 66,751 Increase69%
7 Yekaterinburg 44,091 Increase17%
8 Mirny 42,246 Increase4%
9 Surgut 38,006 Increase14%
10 Nizhnevartovsk 35,465 Decrease18%
Busiest international routes from Tolmachevo Int. Airport (2013)[56][57]
Rank City Country Passengers Growth

2013/2012

1 Bangkok  Thailand 215,408 Increase25%
2 Antalya  Turkey 143,906 Increase13%
3 Bishkek  Kyrgyzstan 100,635 Increase22%
4 Phuket  Thailand 93,134 Increase49%
5 Osh  Kyrgyzstan 80,041 Increase8%
6 Beijing  China 77,026 Decrease14%
7 Dubai  United Arab Emirates 50,564 Increase36%
8 Khujand  Tajikistan 47,645 Increase13%
9 Ürümqi  China 41,845 Decrease6%
10 Dushanbe  Tajikistan 41,470 Increase4%

Ground transportation[edit]

Public transportation to the city is provided by a number of bus routes, as well as by private and municipal taxis. Shuttle bus service runs also between the airport and the Ob railway station at the Trans-Siberian Railway - a stop for Elektrichka local commuter trains and some long-distance trains in the direction of Omsk.[58]

See also[edit]

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