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Mineralnye Vody Airport

Mineralnye Vody Airport (Russian: Аэропорт Минеральные Воды) (IATA: MRV, ICAO: URMM) (also written as Mineralnyye Vody Airport, to which "Mineralnye Vody" literally translates to Mineral Waters) is an airport in Stavropol Krai, Russia located 4 kilometres (2.5 mi) west of Mineralnye Vody. It features a civilian terminal area on its west side with 41 parking spots. The airfield houses a Tupolev Tu-154 maintenance facility on the east side.

Mineralnye Vody Airport

Аэропорт Минеральные Воды
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Summary
Airport typePublic
OperatorNovaport
ServesCherkessk, Kislovodsk, Mineralnye Vody, Pyatigorsk, Yessentuki
Hub forRossiya
Elevation AMSL321 m / 1,053 ft
Coordinates44°13′30″N 043°04′55″E / 44.22500°N 43.08194°E / 44.22500; 43.08194Coordinates: 44°13′30″N 043°04′55″E / 44.22500°N 43.08194°E / 44.22500; 43.08194
Websitemvairport.ru/
Maps
Stavropol Krai in Russia
Stavropol Krai in Russia
MRV is located in Stavropol Krai
MRV
MRV
Location of the airport in the Stavropol Krai
Runways
Direction Length Surface
m ft
12/30 3,900 12,795 Concrete
Statistics (2017)
Passengers2,180,178[1]
Airport Guide,[2] WAD,[3] GCM,[4] STV[5]

HistoryEdit

On 22 June 2014, Transaero Airlines began operating the Boeing 747-400 from Moscow. The airline operated the aircraft into the airport during the peak holiday seasons on Sundays, with the aircraft carrying a maximum of 522 passengers. To that date, the 747-400 is the largest aircraft to have operated into the airport.[6]

In July 2016, Novaport bought the Mineralnye Vody Airport from Aeroinvest.[7]

Airlines and destinationsEdit

StatisticsEdit

Annual trafficEdit

Annual Passenger Traffic[22]
Year Passengers % Change
2010 888,000  
2011 966,562   8.8%
2012 1,279,539   32.4%
2013 1,473,446   15.2%
2014 1,921,669   30.4%
2015 1,966,492   2.3%
2016 1,731,558   11.9%
2017 2,180,178   25.9%

Accidents and incidentsEdit

  • On 31 December 1961, an Aeroflot-Armenia Il-18V crashed while attempting a go-around during a charter flight, killing 32 of 119 on board. The aircraft was one of two sent to pick up people who had been stranded at Tbilisi due to bad weather.[25]
  • On 27 February 1972, an Aeroflot Antonov 24B lost control and crashed on approach, after an unintentional application of the thrust reversers.[26]
  • On 15 February 1977, Aeroflot Flight 5003 crashed during the initial climb phase of the flight, killing 77 of the 98 people aboard the aircraft.[27]

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ NEWS URMM. "Новости". mvairport.ru.
  2. ^ Airport guide for Mineralnye Vody airport
  3. ^ Airport information for URMM at World Aero Data. Data current as of October 2006.
  4. ^ Airport information for URMM at Great Circle Mapper.
  5. ^ Airport information for Mineralnye Vody Airport at Transport Search website.
  6. ^ "Рейс Москва – Минеральные Воды впервые выполнен на самолете Boeing 747-400" (in Russian). Moscow: Interfax-Tourism. 23 June 2014. Archived from the original on 24 June 2014. Retrieved 24 June 2014.
  7. ^ "Businessman Roman Trotsenko bought two Russian airport". Sevendaynews.com. 6 July 2016. Retrieved 9 May 2017.
  8. ^ Liu, Jim (22 August 2019). "AZIMUTH schedules new routes from late-Sep 2019". Routesonline. Retrieved 22 August 2019.
  9. ^ a b Liu, Jim (23 April 2019). "AZIMUTH schedules domestic new routes in S19". Routesonline. Retrieved 23 April 2019.
  10. ^ "Buta Airways preliminary operation from Sep 2017". routesonline.com. 5 July 2017. Retrieved 10 July 2017.
  11. ^ Плохотниченко, Юрий (23 April 2019). "Flydubai будет летать из Дубая в Сочи, но приостановит ряд других российских линий на лето". Travel.ru (in Russian). Retrieved 24 April 2019.
  12. ^ "Озвучены графики вылетов из саратовского аэропорта в Сочи и Симферополь". Region 64. 25 October 2019.
  13. ^ L, J (24 September 2015). "NordStar Plans to Add New Moscow Domodedovo Routes from late-Oct 2015". Airline Route. Retrieved 24 September 2015.
  14. ^ a b "Flight Search". pegasys.pegast.ru.
  15. ^ a b c Liu, Jim (16 September 2018). "Pobeda expands domestic network Sep/Oct 2018". Routesonline. Retrieved 17 September 2018.
  16. ^ Liu, Jim (28 October 2019). "RusLine adds new domestic routes in 4Q19". Routesonline. Retrieved 28 October 2019.
  17. ^ Liu, Jim (23 March 2017). "SCAT adds new routes in S17". Routesonline. Retrieved 23 March 2017.
  18. ^ ""Уральские авиалинии" будут летать из Москвы в Минеральные Воды". TRAVEL.RU. 30 August 2012. Retrieved 31 August 2012.
  19. ^ http://www.routesonline.com/news/38/airlineroute/274193/ural-airlines-adds-mineralnye-vody-tel-aviv-flight-from-oct-2017/
  20. ^ Liu, Jim (14 November 2018). "UTair adds Mineralnye Vody – Tel Aviv service from late-Nov 2018". Routesonline. Retrieved 14 November 2018.
  21. ^ Liu, Jim. "Yakutia W19 Domestic network additions". Routesonline. Retrieved 24 October 2019.
  22. ^ Statisics. "Аэропорт Минвод увеличил пассажиропоток на 27% в 2017 году". tourism.interfax.ru.
  23. ^ Ranter, Harro. "ASN Aircraft accident Lisunov Li-2 CCCP-L4890 Mineralnye Vody Airport (MRV)". aviation-safety.net. Retrieved 2017-04-13.
  24. ^ "Катастрофа Ил-12 Новосибирской авиагруппы близ а/п Новосибирск-Северный (борт СССР-Л1365), 27 сентября 1954 года. // AirDisaster.ru – авиационные происшествия, инциденты и авиакатастрофы в СССР и России – факты, история, статистика". www.airdisaster.ru. Retrieved 2017-04-13.
  25. ^ Ranter, Harro. "ASN Aircraft accident Ilyushin 18V CCCP-75757 Mineralnye Vody Airport (MRV)". aviation-safety.net. Retrieved 2017-04-13.
  26. ^ Ranter, Harro. "ASN Aircraft accident Antonov 24B CCCP-46418 Mineralnye Vody Airport (MRV)". aviation-safety.net. Retrieved 2017-04-13.
  27. ^ Ranter, Harro. "ASN Aircraft accident Ilyushin 18V CCCP-75520 Mineralnye Vody Airport (MRV)". aviation-safety.net. Retrieved 2017-04-13.

External linksEdit

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