Barnaul Gherman Titov International Airport (Russian: Международный аэропорт Барнаул имени Германа Титова) (IATA: BAX, ICAO: UNBB) (sometimes referred to as Barnaul West or Mikhaylovka) is a major airport in Altai Krai, Russia located 17 km west of Barnaul. It contains large facilities and a remote tarmac for military use. The airport services airliners and helicopters of all sizes, including planes as large as the Boeing 747, and the Il-96.
Barnaul Gherman Titov International Airport
Международный аэропорт Барнаул имени Германа Титова
|Operator||JSC "Altay Air Enterprise"|
|Elevation AMSL||837 ft / 255 m|
- The first airport in this location was built in 1937 as a base for Soviet Po-2 biplanes.
- On March 12, 1967, a new modern airport complex was opened with a 2,000-metre (6,600 ft) runway, taxiways, an apron, hotel, and office space. That same year, direct flights to Moscow began.
- On January 2, 1975, the runway was lengthened from 2,000 to 2,500 metres (6,600 to 8,200 ft), and the airport began to receive Tu-154 planes.
- In 1995, the airport officially became an international airport.
- In 1998, the airport's runway was further lengthened to its current length of 2,850 metres (9,350 ft).
- On June 26, 2008, a new arrival area was opened with a capacity of 500 people per hour.
- On May 27, 2010, the Altai Krai Legislative Assembly officially named the airport after Gherman Titov.
A new 7,000-square-metre (75,000 sq ft) international area and runway extension are planned, which will allow the airport to receive all types of aircraft without restrictions.
|Passenger totals (thousands)||318||357.5||377||337.7||387.8||378||521.6|
Airlines and destinationsEdit
The following airlines operate regular scheduled and charter flights at Barnaul Airport:
|Azur Air||Seasonal charter: Nha Trang–Cam Ranh, Pattaya, Phuket|
|Iraero||Irkutsk, Moscow-Domodedovo, St Petersburg|
Seasonal: Anapa, Sochi
|Pegas Fly||Seasonal charter: Antalya (begins 27 April 2019)|
|Royal Flight||Seasonal charter: Pattaya, Phuket|
|Utair||Surgut (begins 26 May 2019)|
The airport can be reached from Barnaul by marshrutka number 144 and by bus number 110.
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- Barnaul Airport Official Website
- Great Circle Mapper: BAX / UNBB - Barnaul, Barnaul, Russian Federation (Russia)
- ASN Accident history for UNBB
- NOAA/NWS current weather observations
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