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Begishevo Airport

Begishevo Airport (Tatar: Begişevo Xalıqara Aeroportı / Бегишево Халыкара Аэропорты, Russian: Аэропорт Бегишево) (IATA: NBC, ICAO: UWKE) is an airport in Russia located 19 km east of Nizhnekamsk, Tatarstan. It has a very large apron and a number of hangars and buildings.

Begishevo Airport

Begişevo Xalıqara Aeroportı / Бегишево Халыкара Аэропорты

Международный Аэропорт Бегишево
BegishevoAirport logo.svg
Summary
Airport typePublic
OperatorOAO Begishevo Airport
ServesNizhnekamsk, Naberezhnye Chelny, Yelabuga
LocationNizhnekamsk, Russia
Elevation AMSL643 ft / 196 m
Coordinates55°33′48″N 052°5′42″E / 55.56333°N 52.09500°E / 55.56333; 52.09500Coordinates: 55°33′48″N 052°5′42″E / 55.56333°N 52.09500°E / 55.56333; 52.09500
Websitenbc.aero/
Map
NBC is located in Tatarstan
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Location of airport in Tatarstan
Runways
Direction Length Surface
ft m
04/22 8,166 2,489 Asphalt

HistoryEdit

The construction of Begishevo airport started in 1970 on initiative of Nizhnekamskneftekhim. A first, technical, flight was effected on December 25, 1971 on An-24 airplane. Regular flights within Tatarstan (Kazan, Chistopol, Muslyumovo, Aktanysh, Yelabuga) started in 1972. During next few years Begishevo airport established connections with the main cities of European Russia, Ukraine and Georgia. The airport obtained international status in 1998. In 2008, it became independent from Tatarstan Airlines as OAO Begishevo Airport.[1] 99.95% of its shares belong to OAO KAMAZ (as of June 30, 2011).[2]

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ History of Begishevo Airport[permanent dead link]
  2. ^ "Quarterly Report of the Company". Archived from the original on 2012-07-27. Retrieved 2011-07-27.
  3. ^ Плохотниченко, Юрий (23 July 2019). "Nordwind Airlines будет летать из Нижнекамска в Стамбул". Travel.ru (in Russian). Retrieved 24 July 2019.
  4. ^ "Flight Search". pegasys.pegast.ru. 19 February 2018.
  5. ^ "Рейсы в Сочи станут круглогодичными". nbc.aero. Аэропорт Бегишево. Retrieved 31 July 2019.