Tunoshna Airport

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Yaroslavl (Tunoshna) International Airport
Международный аэропорт Ярославль (Туношна)
Airport Yaroslavl Tunoshna logo engl.svg
Аэровокзал аэропорта Ярославль Туношна.jpg
IATA: IARICAO: UUDL
Summary
Airport type Public
Owner Yaroslavl Oblast Government
Operator JSC "Airport Tunoshna"
Serves Yaroslavl
Location Yaroslavl, Russia
Elevation AMSL 285 ft / 87 m
Coordinates 57°33′38.40″N 040°9′26.53″E / 57.5606667°N 40.1573694°E / 57.5606667; 40.1573694Coordinates: 57°33′38.40″N 040°9′26.53″E / 57.5606667°N 40.1573694°E / 57.5606667; 40.1573694
Website http://www.iar.aero
Runways
Direction Length Surface
ft m
05/23 9,842 3,000 Asphalt concrete

Tunoshna (also Tunoshnoye, or Tunoschna) (Russian: Аэропорт Туношна) (IATA: IARICAO: UUDL) is an airport in Yaroslavl Oblast, Russia, located 18 km southeast of Yaroslavl. It is served by medium-sized airliners.

Airlines and destinations[edit]

The list of regular services changes frequently. According to the airport's website as of September 2015 the following flights are scheduled:[1]

Airlines Destinations
Pobeda Seasonal: Sochi (begins 1 June 2016)[2]
Severstal Air Seasonal: Sochi[3]

History[edit]

During the Cold War it was a key interceptor aircraft base. It was home to 415 IAP (415th Interceptor Aviation Regiment) flying MiG-23P aircraft during the 1980s and 1990s.[4] This unit was decommissioned in 1992 and the planes were sent to Rzhev.

Accidents and incidents[edit]

On September 7, 2011, a Yak-Service Yak-42, carrying the KHL hockey team Lokomotiv Yaroslavl to Minsk, crashed on take-off from Tunoshna, killing 44 of the 45 occupants.[5][6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Flight schedule" (in Russian). Tunoshna Airport. Retrieved 2013-09-05. 
  2. ^ "Лоукостер "Победа" вводит первые регулярные авиарейсы между Сочи и Ярославлем". ТАСС. Retrieved 9 March 2016. 
  3. ^ "Открылось авиасообщение между Ярославлем и Сочи". «АиФ-Верхняя Волга». 15 December 2015. Retrieved 15 December 2015. 
  4. ^ "Aviatsiya PVO". Aviabaza KPOI. 
  5. ^ "The Aviation Herald". avherald.com. 
  6. ^ "List of those killed in plane crash near Yaroslavl" (in Russian). sovsport.ru. 2011-09-07. Retrieved 2011-09-07. 

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