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Magas Airport (Russian: Аэропорт "Магас" имени первого Героя России генерала С.С. Осканова[1]), also known as Magas Oskanov Airport or Sleptsovskaya Airport is an airport in the Republic of Ingushetia near Ordzhonikidzevskaya,[2] serving the capital city of Magas and the largest regional city of Nazran. The name Magas comes from the medieval capital of Alania. The name is translated from Ingush as a Sun City. Prior to 1992 Magas Airport was a Soviet military air base. It is sometimes referred to by the title of Magas Oskanov Airport, in honour of Soviet General and MiG-29 pilot Sulom-Bek Oskanov.[3]

Magas Airport

Аэропорт Магас
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Magas Airport building
Summary
ServesMagas, Nazran
Coordinates43°19′09″N 45°00′47″E / 43.3193°N 45.0130°E / 43.3193; 45.0130Coordinates: 43°19′09″N 45°00′47″E / 43.3193°N 45.0130°E / 43.3193; 45.0130
Runways
Direction Length Surface
m ft
09/27 3,000 9,842 Asphalt concrete
10/28 2,312 7,583 Asphalt

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ServicesEdit

Airport can service Boeing-737-400/500/800, TU-154, IL-76, YAK-42, TU–134, AN–24, AN–12, YAK–40, CRJ-100/200, and helicopters.

Airlines and destinationsEdit

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "FlyAdvisor.ru". www.airpotmagas.ru. Retrieved 24 May 2017.
  2. ^ "The airport of Magas in Ingushetia attacked by fire?". Russia-IC. 2009-09-15. Retrieved 2010-03-08.
  3. ^ "Ingush leader calls dragging of Magas Airport opening unacceptable - Vestnik Kavkaza". vestnikkavkaza.net. Retrieved 24 May 2017.
  4. ^ "Company News - Aeroflot launches flights to major cities in North Caucasus | Aeroflot". www.aeroflot.ru. Aeroflot. Retrieved 17 September 2018.
  5. ^ 2017, UBM (UK) Ltd. "Pobeda Adds New Domestic Routes in Sep/Oct 2015". Routesonline. Retrieved 24 May 2017.

External linksEdit

  Media related to Magas Airport at Wikimedia Commons