Tolmachevo Airport

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Novosibirsk Tolmachevo Airport
Аэропорт Толмачёво
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Domestic terminal of Tolmachevo Airport at night.jpg
Summary
Airport type Public
Operator Novaport
Serves Novosibirsk
Location Ob, Russia
Hub for
Elevation AMSL 365 ft / 111 m
Coordinates 55°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
Website www.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 (2017)
Passengers 5,007,302
Passenger change 16–17 Increase22.2%
Aircraft movements 49,118
Movements change 16–17 Increase14.6%
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 PAX/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 PAX/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 eighth-busiest airport in Russia.[10][11] It is also the busiest regional transit airport in Russia after Moscow MOW[disambiguation needed].[12] In 2017, the airport served 5,007,302 passengers (+22.2%)[3] and handled 29,441 tons of cargo (+18.0%).[13] Detailed data for years 2003–2017 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]

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
S7 Airlines Boeing 737-800 at Tolmachevo Airport, parked next to air bridge
UTair Aviation ATR 72 at Tolmachevo Airport
Alrosa Mirny Air Enterprise Tupolev Tu-134 taxiing at Tolmachevo Airport

Passenger[edit]

AirlinesDestinations
Aeroflot Moscow–Sheremetyevo
Aeroflot
operated by Aurora
Khabarovsk, Vladivostok
Aeroflot
operated by Rossiya
St Petersburg
Seasonal: Simferopol, Sochi
Air Astana Astana
Alrosa Blagoveshchensk, Krasnodar, Mirny, Moscow–Domodedovo, Neryungri, St Petersburg, Udachny
Seasonal: Magadan, Rostov-on-Don–Platov, Simferopol
Angara Airlines Irkutsk, Nizhnevartovsk, Surgut, Talakan, Tomsk, Ufa
Avia Traffic Company Bishkek, Osh
Azimuth Rostov-on-Don–Platov
Azur Air Seasonal charter: Antalya, Dalaman, Dubai–Al Maktoum, Enfidha, Goa–Dabolim, Krabi, Nha Trang–Cam Ranh, Pattaya–U-Tapao, Phuket, Sanya
China Southern Airlines Ürümqi
Ellinair Seasonal: Thessaloniki
I-FlySeasonal charter: Antalya, Sanya
IrAero Irkutsk, Krasnoyarsk–Yemelyanovo, Nizhnevartovsk, Ulan-Ude
NordStar Krasnodar, Krasnoyarsk–Yemelyanovo, Kyzyl, Norilsk, Severo-Eniseysk, Talakan
Seasonal charter: Sanya
Nordwind AirlinesMoscow–Sheremetyevo
Seasonal charter: Heraklion, Krabi, Phuket
Pegas Fly Seasonal charter: Heraklion, Krabi, Nha Trang–Cam Ranh, Phuket
Pegasus Airlines Seasonal: Antalya
Pobeda Moscow–Vnukovo, Yekaterinburg
Red Wings Airlines Moscow–Domodedovo
RossiyaSeasonal charter: Antalya, Larnaca
Royal Flight Airlines Seasonal charter: Antalya, Goa,[22] Nha Trang–Cam Ranh, Pattaya–U-Tapao, Phu Quoc
RusLine Ufa, Ust-Kut
S7 Airlines Abakan, Almaty, Baku, Bangkok–Suvarnabhumi, Beijing–Capital, Beloyarsky, Bishkek, Blagoveshchensk, Bratsk, Chelyabinsk, Chita, Dubai–International, Dushanbe, Fergana, Irkutsk, Karagandy, Kazan, Khabarovsk, Khujand, Kogalym, Krasnodar, Krasnoyarsk–Yemelyanovo, Magadan, Mineralnye Vody, Mirny, Moscow–Domodedovo, Nadym, Neryungi, Nizhnevartovsk, Norilsk, Novy Urengoy, Noyabrsk, Omsk, Osh, Oskemen, Pavlodar, Perm, Prague, Rostov-on-Don–Platov, Salekhard, Seoul–Incheon, Shymkent, Sochi, St Petersburg, Samara, Surgut, Talakan, Tashkent, Tbilisi, Tomsk, Tyumen, Ufa, Ulan-Ude, Ürümqi, Vladivostok, Yekaterinburg, Yerevan
Seasonal: Anapa, Gorno-Altaysk, Sanya (begins 1 November 2018),[23] Tamchy–Issyk-Kul, Tokyo–Narita
S7 Airlines
operated by Globus
Chita, Hong Kong, Irkutsk, Khujand, Krasnodar, Magadan, Mineralnye Vody, Norilsk, Moscow–Domodedovo, Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky, St Petersburg, Simferopol, Sochi, Yakutsk, Yekaterinburg, Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk
Seasonal: Düsseldorf, Frankfurt, Larnaca, Munich, Nha Trang–Cam Ranh (begins 16 December 2018),[24] Shanghai–Pudong
SiLA Gorno-Altaysk, Tomsk
Somon Air Dushanbe, Khujand
Tajik Air Dushanbe, Khujand
Turukhan Airlines Strezhevoy
Ural Airlines Harbin, Khabarovsk, Krasnodar, Moscow–Domodedovo, St Petersburg, Vladivostok, Yekaterinburg
Utair Irkutsk, Khanty-Mansiysk, Krasnoyarsk–Yemelyanovo, Surgut
Uzbekistan Airways Tashkent
Seasonal: Namangan
Yakutia Airlines Krasnodar, Magadan, Mirny, Neryungri, St Petersburg, Yakutsk, Yekaterinburg
Yamal Airlines Krasnoyarsk–Yemelyanovo, Nizhnevartovsk, Novy Urengoy (resumes 4 October 2018),[25] Noyabrsk (begins 1 October 2018),[26] Salekhard (begins 1 October 2018),[27] Talakan, Tyumen, Ufa, Yekaterinburg

Cargo[edit]

AirlinesDestinations
Air China Cargo Amsterdam, Chengdu, Chongqing
Aviastar-TU Hangzhou[28]
Cargolux London–Stansted,[29] Luxembourg,[30] Seoul–Incheon,[31] Shanghai–Pudong,[32] Taipei–Taoyuan,[33] Xiamen,[34] Zhengzhou[35]
Lufthansa Cargo Frankfurt, Guangzhou, Hong Kong, Osaka-Kansai[36]
Polet Airlines Beijing–Capital, Munich, Shanghai–Pudong
Russian Post Harbin, Zhengzhou[37][38]
Sky Gates Airlines Hahn,[39] Hong Kong,[40] Zhengzhou[41]
Suparna Airlines Cargo Amsterdam, Luxembourg, Shanghai–Pudong, Zhengzhou[42]
Yakutia Airlines Yakutsk

Statistics[edit]

Novosibirsk-Tolmachevo Airport Passenger Traffic Statistics[43][44][45][46][47]
Year (month) Domestic % change International % change Total % change
2018 (8 month*) 2,797,318 Increase 21.4% 1,077,521 Increase 13.3% 3,874,839 Increase 19.1%
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[3]

Busiest domestic routes from Tolmachevo Int. Airport (2013)[48][49]
Rank City PAX 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)[48][49]
Rank City Country PAX 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.[50]

See also[edit]

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