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
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 3,010 Asphalt concrete

Yaroslavl (Tunoshna) International Airport (Tunoshna - also Tunoshnoye, or Tunoschna) (Russian: Международный аэропорт Ярославль (Ту́ношна)) (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 February 2017 the following flights are scheduled:[1]

Airlines Destinations
ALROSA Airlines Seasonal: Simferopol,[2]
Pegas Fly Seasonal: Simferopol[2]
S7 Airlines St Petersburg[3]
Saravia Seasonal: Simferopol[2]

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. ^ a b c Креминский, Артем (26 February 2017). "Летом три авиакомпании пустят в Крым самолеты из Ярославля". РИА Крым (in Russian). Retrieved 27 February 2017. 
  3. ^ "Schedule". S7.ru. S7 Airlines. Retrieved 16 March 2017. 
  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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