Аэропорт Якутск / Дьокуускай Аэропорт
|Operator||Yakutsk Airport State Enterprise|
|Elevation AMSL||99 m / 325 ft|
Sakha Republic in Russia
Yakutsk Airport (Yakut: Дьокуускай Аэропорт, Coquusqay Aeroport IPA: [ɟoquːsˈqaj aeɾoˈpoɾt]; Russian: Аэропо́рт Яку́тск, Aeroport Yakutsk) (IATA: YKS, ICAO: UEEE) is an airport in Yakutsk, Russia. It has one runway (an older runway serves as a parking area for disused aircraft) and has a capacity of 700 passengers per hour.
Construction of the airport started in 1931 and was used as a stopover on the ALSIB Alaska-Siberia air route for American planes flying to Europe during World War II. The present international terminal was built in 1996. The airport serves as a diversion airport on Polar route 4.
Airlines and destinations
|Alrosa Mirny Air Enterprise||Lensk, Mirny|
|Angara Airlines||Irkutsk, Novosibirsk|
|Polar Airlines||Batagay, Belaya Gora, Cherskiy, Chokurdakh, Deputatskiy, Irkutsk, Lensk, Moma, Nyurba, Olekminsk, Olenek, Sakkyryr, Saskylakh, Srednekolymsk, Suntar, Tiksi, Ust-Kuyga, Ust-Maya, Ust-Nera, Verkhnevilyuisk, Vilyuisk, Zyryanka|
|Yakutia Airlines|| Blagoveschensk, Cherskiy, Chita, Harbin (resumes 4 April 2019), Irkutsk, Khabarovsk, Krasnoyarsk–Yemelyanovo, Magadan, Mirny, Moscow–Vnukovo, Neryungri, Tiksi, Novosibirsk, Saint Petersburg, Seoul–Incheon, Ulan-Ude, Vladivostok, Yekaterinburg, Zhigansk |
Seasonal: Anapa, Krasnodar, Omsk, Petropavlovsk–Kamchatsky, Sochi, Tokyo–Narita
Accidents and incidents
- On 4 February 2010, Yakutia Airlines Flight 425, operated by Antonov An-24 RA-47360 suffered an engine failure on take-off for Olyokminsk Airport. During the subsequent landing, the nose and port main undercarriage were retracted, causing substantial damage to the aircraft.
- On 10 October 2018, Flight 414, operated by a Sukhoi Superjet 100 RA-89011, rode out from a runway on landing at Yakutsk Airport from Ulan-Ude. During the subsequent landing, the behind chassis of the aircraft were broken. No one was killed in the crash, but four people were hospitalised.
- Airport information for UEEE at Great Circle Mapper.
- Airport information for Yakutsk Airport at Search (for) Travel website.
- Boeing-conducted Airport safety and operational assessments
- New Cross-Polar Routes
- "РАСПИСАНИЕ" (PDF). Angara Airlines. Retrieved 16 January 2013.
- Hradecky, Simon. "Accident: Yakutia AN24 at Yakutsk on Feb 4th 2010, rejected takeoff, presumably early gear retraction". Aviation Herald. Retrieved 4 February 2010.
- "Yakutia Superjet damaged in Yakutsk landing excursion". flightglobal.com. 10 October 2018.
- "https://arigus.tv/news/item/118830/". arigus.ru. 10 October 2018. External link in