Tashkent International Airport

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Islam Karimov Tashkent International Airport

Islom Karimov Toshkent Xalqaro Aeroporti
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Summary
Airport typePublic
OwnerGovernment of Uzbekistan
OperatorUzbekistan Airways
ServesTashkent
LocationTashkent, Uzbekistan
Hub forUzbekistan Airways
Elevation AMSL1,417 ft / 432 m
Coordinates41°15′28.3″N 69°16′52.27″E / 41.257861°N 69.2811861°E / 41.257861; 69.2811861
Websitewww.uzairways.com
Map
TAS is located in Uzbekistan
TAS
TAS
Location of airport in Uzbekistan
Runways
Direction Length Surface
ft m
08L/26R 13,123 4,000 Concrete
08R/26L 12,812 3,905 Asphalt
Statistics (2014)
Number of Passengers2,996,000

Islam Karimov Tashkent International Airport (Uzbek: Islom Karimov Toshkent Xalqaro Aeroporti – (IATA: TAS, ICAO: UTTT)) is the main international airport of Uzbekistan and the 3rd busiest airport in Central Asia (after Almaty International Airport and Astana International Airport in Kazakhstan). It is located 12 km (7.5 mi) from the center of Tashkent.

Overview[edit]

This ICAO Category II airport is the primary hub of Uzbekistan Airways, and is the largest international airport in Uzbekistan, and the busiest in Central Asia. The airport comprises two terminals: Terminal 2 receives international flights, Terminal 3 is for domestic traffic.[2]

Terminal 2 was rebuilt in 2001, and renovations were completed in 2018. It has a capacity of 1000 passengers/hour and serves more than two million passengers per year. Other facilities include waiting lounges, CIP and VIP halls, restaurants and bars, currency exchange offices, duty-free shops, airlines ticket counters and sales offices, and a 24-hour pharmacy. The terminal operates at near maximum capacities; arriving passengers frequently spend an average of two hours completing customs and immigration formalities.

Terminal 3 opened in 2011 with a capacity of 400 passengers per hour. The two terminals are separated by the runway, requiring passengers transiting from international to domestic flights and vice versa to exit the airport in order to transfer between them.

The government of Uzbekistan is planning to relocate Tashkent Airport to a new site by 2030.[3]

Airlines and destinations[edit]

Passenger[edit]

AirlinesDestinations
Aeroflot Mineralnye Vody, Moscow–Sheremetyevo, Saint Petersburg
Air Astana Almaty, Astana
Air Manas Bishkek[4]
Asiana Airlines Seoul–Incheon
Avia Traffic Company Bishkek
Azerbaijan Airlines Baku[5]
China Southern Airlines Beijing–Capital, Ürümqi
Kam Air Kabul[6]
Korean Air Seoul–Incheon
S7 Airlines Moscow-Domodedovo,[7] Novosibirsk
SCAT Airlines Almaty
Turkish Airlines Istanbul–Atatürk (ends 31 December 2018), Istanbul–Havalimanı (begins 1 January 2019)
Ural Airlines Chelyabinsk, Krasnodar, Krasnoyarsk–Yemelyanovo, Nizhniy Novgorod, Rostov-on-Don (begins 11 December 2018),[8] Sochi, Volgograd (begins 18 December 2018),[9] Yekaterinburg
Utair Moscow–Vnukovo
Uzbekistan Airways Almaty, Amritsar, Andizhan, Astana, Baku, Bangkok–Suvarnabhumi, Beijing–Capital, Bishkek, Bukhara, Delhi, Dubai–International, Dushanbe,[10] Fergana, Frankfurt, Istanbul–Atatürk, Jeddah,[11] Kaliningrad, Karshi, Kazan, Khabarovsk, Krasnodar, Krasnoyarsk–Yemelyanovo, Kuala Lumpur–International, Lahore,[12] London–Heathrow, Milan–Malpensa, Mineralnye Vody, Minsk, Moscow-Vnukovo,[13] Mumbai,[14] Namangan, Navoi, New York–JFK, Nizhnevartovsk, Novosibirsk, Nukus, Paris–Charles de Gaulle,[15] Riga, Rome–Fiumicino, Rostov-on-Don, Saint Petersburg, Samara, Samarkand, Seoul–Incheon, Sharjah, Singapore, Sochi, Tel Aviv–Ben Gurion, Termez, Tokyo–Narita, Tyumen, Ufa, Urgench, Ürümqi, Vladivostok,[16] Voronezh, Yekaterinburg, Zarafshan
Yakutia Airlines Irkutsk

Cargo[edit]

AirlinesDestinations
DHL Aviation Leipzig/Halle[17]
Lufthansa Cargo Almaty, Chongqing, Guangzhou
Silk Way Airlines Baku
Turkish Airlines Cargo Delhi, Hong Kong, Istanbul–Atatürk,[18] Seoul–Incheon, Taipei–Taoyuan[19]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "EUROCONTROL – The European AIS Database: Introduction to EAD Basic – Home". ead.eurocontrol.int.
  2. ^ "Uzbekistan Airways' new terminal starts operation in Tashkent". C.A.A.N. 26 September 2011. Archived from the original on 13 February 2015. Retrieved 26 September 2011.
  3. ^ "Tashkent Airoport to be relocated by 2030". UzDaily.com. 23 July 2012. Archived from the original on 3 April 2016. Retrieved 23 July 2012.
  4. ^ "NEW DESTINATION: BISHKEK-TASHKENT-BISHKEK". airmanas.com. Retrieved 5 December 2017.
  5. ^ "Azerbaijani Airlines launches direct flight from Baku to Tashkent". Azerbaijan Airlines. Retrieved 19 June 2018.
  6. ^ Aliyeva, Diana (29 November 2017). "Kam Air launches first flight from Kabul to Tashkent". Trend.Az. Retrieved 5 December 2017.
  7. ^ Liu, Jim (17 August 2018). "S7 Airlines adds Moscow – Tashkent link from Aug 2018". Routesonline. Retrieved 17 August 2018.
  8. ^ "Новости компании: Новый рейс «Уральских авиалиний»: Ростов-на-Дону – Ташкент – авиакомпания «Уральские авиалинии»". www.uralairlines.ru. JSC Ural Airlines. Retrieved 26 November 2018.
  9. ^ Liu, Jim (2 December 2018). "Ural Airlines expands Volgograd network from Dec 2018". Routesonline. Retrieved 3 December 2018.
  10. ^ "Uzbekistan Airways plans Dushanbe April 2017 launch". Routesonline. Retrieved 14 March 2017.
  11. ^ "Uzbekistan Airways adds 2 routes from late-Oct 2018". Routesonline. Retrieved 17 August 2018.
  12. ^ Liu, Jim (8 February 2017). "Uzbekistan Airways plans Lahore resumption in S17". Routesonline. Retrieved 8 February 2017.
  13. ^ "Uzbekistan Airways переведет московские рейсы из Домодедово во Внуково". Авиатранспортное обозрение (in Russian). 3 October 2018. Retrieved 4 October 2018.
  14. ^ "Uzbekistan Airways adds 2 routes from late-Oct 2018". Routesonline. Retrieved 17 August 2018.
  15. ^ Liu, Jim (2 November 2018). "Uzbekistan Airways W18 Paris operations". Routesonline. Retrieved 2 November 2018.
  16. ^ Liu, Jim (10 August 2018). "Uzbekistan Airways adds regular Vladivostok service from Sep 2018". Routesonline. Retrieved 17 September 2018.
  17. ^ "2013 summer schedule". Aero Logic. Archived from the original on 8 August 2013. Retrieved 13 August 2013.
  18. ^ "Turkish Airlines ® - Flights to 110+ countries from İstanbul" (PDF). wwwdownload.thy.com. Archived from the original (PDF) on 4 June 2013.
  19. ^ 2018, UBM (UK) Ltd. "Turkish Cargo adds 7 destinations in Jan 2018". routesonline.com. Archived from the original on 22 December 2017. Retrieved 22 December 2017.

External links[edit]

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