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Surgut Airport (IATA: SGC, ICAO: USRR), also listed as Surgut North Airport, is an airport in Khanty-Mansi Autonomous Okrug, Russia located 10 km (6 mi) north of Surgut. It services medium-sized airliners. In 2016 Surgut Airport handled 1,489,395 passengers. In May 2019, the airport was named after Farman Salmanov, a renowned Azerbaijani geologist.

Surgut International Airport

Международный Аэропорт Сургут
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Summary
Airport typePublic
ServesSurgut
LocationSurgut, Russia
Hub forUtair
Elevation AMSL200 ft / 61 m
Coordinates61°20′36″N 073°24′12″E / 61.34333°N 73.40333°E / 61.34333; 73.40333Coordinates: 61°20′36″N 073°24′12″E / 61.34333°N 73.40333°E / 61.34333; 73.40333
Websitewww.airport-surgut.ru
Map
SGC is located in Russia
SGC
SGC
Location of airport in Khanty-Mansi Autonomous Okrug
Runways
Direction Length Surface
m ft
07/25 2,790 9,153 Asphalt
Statistics (2016)
Passenger TrafficIncrease 1,489,395
Aircraft TrafficIncrease 9,933
Time ZoneUTC +5
Source: DAFIF[1][2]
Inside the terminal of Surgut Airport.

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CharacteristicsEdit

Surgut International Airport has runway that can accommodate modern aircraft, such as Boeing-737, Boeing 757, Boeing 767, Airbus A319, Airbus A320, Airbus A321, as well as helicopters of all types.

The airport’s capacity is 660 passengers per hour for domestic flights and 200 passengers per hour for international flights.

In the terminal building, there are VIP, as well as shops, cafes, pharmacies. Wi-Fi access is also provided.

 
The main terminal of Surgut Airport.
 
Aircraft parked at Surgut Airport.

HistoryEdit

1931–2001Edit

In 1931, arrival of the first aircraft to the village of Surgut.

In 1937, the first building of the Surgut airport was built and put into operation.

In 1964, Surgut United Air Squadron was established.

In 1970, the State Commission commissioned the runway of the new city airport.

In 1972, first regular flight Surgut-Moscow performed by Tu-134 airplane.

In 1975, commissioning of a new terminal building at the Surgut airport.

In 1979, installation, on the facade of the terminal, a mosaic panel - to a woman with a child in the window of the porthole "Surgut Madonna".

In 1998, Airport Surgut was awarded a certificate of honor at the results of the contest "The Best Airport in 1998 in CIS countries".

In 2000, Airport Surgut is recognized as the winner in the contest "The best airport of the year of the CIS countries" in the nomination "Intensively developing airport".

2001–presentEdit

In 2001, Surgut Airport is open for international flights. The first flight was made by the airline "Utair" UT 777 - Kiev (Borispol).

In 2003, overhaul of the runway.

In 2004, full commissioning of the airport complex of the Surgut airport.

In 2007, opening of the telescopic ladder "Thyssen Krupp Airport Systems".Putting into operation of an automated vehicle access control system to the station square.

In 2008, Surgut airport for the first time congratulated the millionth passenger serviced during the year.

In 2009, creation and beginning of production activity of branches. Formed five branches: Berezovsky, Cape Kamensky, Noyabrsk, Tazovsky, Nefteyugansk.

In 2011, the hall of the waiting area for passengers of the international sector was built and put into operation. The duty-free shop "Duty-Free" opened in the international sector of the terminal.

In 2012, Airport Surgut started servicing domestic and international long-haul wide-body aircraft Boeing-767-200, Boeing 767-300.

According to the results of work in 2015, the passenger traffic of Surgut Airport (including branches of the company) amounted to 1,976,389 people, exceeding the total of 2014 by 3.8%.

Airlines and destinationsEdit

StatisticsEdit

2015Edit

Busiest domestic routes at Surgut International Airport (by number of passengers) 2015[11]
Rank City Region Airports Airlines Number of passengers
1 Moscow   Moscow
  Moscow Oblast
Sheremetyevo, Vnukovo Aeroflot, Pobeda, Utair 525,461
2 St Petersburg   St Petersburg
  Leningrad Oblast
Pulkovo Utair 096,626
3 Ufa   Bashkortostan Ufa International Airport S7 Airlines, UTair Aviation, Yamal Airlines 090,470
4 Samara   Samara Oblast Kurumoch S7 Airlines, Utair 063,688
5 Tyumen   Tyumen Oblast Roshchino Utair 048,453
Busiest CIS routes at Surgut International Airport (by number of passengers) 2015[11]
Rank City Country Airports Airlines Number of passengers
1 Khujand   Tajikistan Khujand Airport Tajik Air, Utair 26,973
2 Bishkek   Kyrgyzstan Manas Air Bishkek, Avia Traffic Company 25,145
3 Osh   Kyrgyzstan Osh Airport Avia Traffic Company 22,396
4 Baku   Azerbaijan Heydar Aliyev International Airport Utair 011,030
5 Kiev   Ukraine Boryspil Utair 02,669
Busiest international routes at Surgut International Airport (by number of passengers) 2015[11]
Rank City Country Airports Airlines Number of passengers
1 Antalya   Turkey Antalya International Airport Pegas Fly 032,095
2 Hurghada   Egypt Hurghada International Airport Pegas Fly 0017,800
3 Cam Ranh   Vietnam Cam Ranh International Airport Pegas Fly 012,221
5 Sharm el-Sheikh   Egypt Sharm el-Sheikh International Airport Pegas Fly 008,623
5 Phuket   Thailand Phuket Airport Nordwind Airlines 06,101

Accidents and incidentsEdit

On 1 January 2011, Kolavia Flight 348 suffered an explosion and fire at Surgut. The aircraft was taxiing before departing Surgut on a flight to Domodedovo International Airport, Moscow when the fire started and quickly engulfed the entire plane, which then burned to the ground. Despite a quick evacuation, 3 persons were killed.[12]

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Airport information for USRR at World Aero Data. Data current as of October 2006.Source: DAFIF.
  2. ^ Airport information for SGC at Great Circle Mapper. Source: DAFIF (effective October 2006).
  3. ^ "Из Международного аэропорта Красноярск доступны субсидированные авиаперелеты". www.kja.aero (in Russian). Международный аэропорт Красноярск. Retrieved 23 January 2019.
  4. ^ 2016, UBM (UK) Ltd. "Pobeda Adds Surgut – Makhachkala Route from Oct 2015". Retrieved 1 September 2016.
  5. ^ 2016, UBM (UK) Ltd. "Pobeda to Add Vladikavkaz / Surgut Service from late-Dec 2014". Retrieved 1 September 2016.
  6. ^ Liu, Jim (15 July 2019). "Somon Air expands Khudzhand network in S19". Routesonline. Retrieved 15 July 2019.
  7. ^ ""Уральские авиалинии" с 25 декабря запустят ежедневный рейс из Сургута в Москву". tass.ru. Retrieved 10 December 2018.
  8. ^ "В Сургут с 26 мая!". www.airaltay.ru. Международный аэропорт Барнаул. Retrieved 5 March 2019.
  9. ^ "Авиакомпания "ЮТэйр" - Utair свяжет Сибирь и Юг России". www.utair.ru. Retrieved 29 May 2019.
  10. ^ a b c Liu, Jim (24 April 2018). "UTair adds seasonal Surgut routes from June 2018". Routesonline. Retrieved 24 April 2018.
  11. ^ a b c "ОАО «Аэропорт Сургут» подвело итоги производственной деятельности за 2015 год". ОАО «Аэропорт Сургут». Retrieved 21 January 2016.
  12. ^ "accident description". ASN. Retrieved 25 July 2016.

External linksEdit

  Media related to Surgut Airport at Wikimedia Commons