Osh Airport

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Osh International Airport
Ош эл аралык аэропорту
Summary
Airport type Public
Operator Government
Serves Osh
Location Osh, Kyrgyzstan
Hub for
Elevation AMSL 2,927 ft / 892 m
Coordinates 40°36′32″N 072°47′35″E / 40.60889°N 72.79306°E / 40.60889; 72.79306Coordinates: 40°36′32″N 072°47′35″E / 40.60889°N 72.79306°E / 40.60889; 72.79306
Map
OSS is located in Kyrgyzstan
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Runways
Direction Length Surface
m ft
12/30 2,812 9,226 Asphalt
Statistics (2016)
Passengers 1,210,576
Source: DAFIF[1][2]

Osh International Airport (Kyrgyz: Ош эл аралык аэропорту; Russian: Международный аэропорт "Ош") (IATA: OSS, ICAO: UCFO) is an airport serving Osh, the capital of Osh province (oblast) of Kyrgyzstan.

The airport in 1974.

In 2016, 1,210,576 passengers passed through the airport, an increase of 33% over the previous years.

Airlines and destinations[edit]

AirlinesDestinations
Aeroflot Moscow-Sheremetyevo (begins 28 October 2018)[3]
Air KyrgyzstanAbakan,[4] Bishkek, Krasnoyarsk-Yemelyanovo, Surgut
Air ManasBishkek, Dushanbe, Krasnoyarsk-Yemelyanovo
Avia Traffic CompanyBishkek, Irkutsk,[5] Krasnoyarsk-Yemelyanovo, Moscow-Domodedovo, Moscow-Zhukovsky, Novosibirsk, St Petersburg, Surgut, Yekaterinburg
China Southern AirlinesÜrümqi
S7 AirlinesNovosibirsk
S7 Airlines
operated by Globus Airlines
Moscow-Domodedovo
Sky BishkekBishkek[6]
Ural AirlinesChelyabinsk, Moscow-Domodedovo, Moscow-Zhukovsky,[7] Nizhny Novgorod, Samara, St Petersburg, Tyumen, Yekaterinburg

Ground transportation[edit]

Marshrutka outside terminal

Marshrutka routes No. 107 and 142 serve the airport.

Accidents and incidents[edit]

  • On 28 December 2011, Kyrgyzstan Tupolev TU-134A, registration EX-020, operating flight QH3 from Bishkek to Osh, Kyrgyzstan, with 73 passengers and 6 crew suffered a hard landing on Osh's runway 12 resulting in the collapse of the right main gear, right wing separation and the aircraft rolling on its back in fog and low visibility. The aircraft came to a stop on soft ground about 10 meters off the right runway edge. A fuel leak from the left wing led to a fire erupting which was quickly extinguished by airport emergency services. One passenger received serious injuries and 24 people received minor injuries (concussions, bruises), of which 16 were taken to local hospitals. [1]
  • On 22 November 2015, a Boeing 737-300 registration EX-37005, operating as Avia Traffic Company Flight 768, touched down hard at Osh Airport injuring 8, and causing all the landing gear to be ripped off. The aircraft skidded off the runway and the left engine was ripped off.[8]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Airport information for UAFO from DAFIF (effective October 2006)
  2. ^ Airport information for OSS at Great Circle Mapper. Source: DAFIF (effective October 2006).
  3. ^ Liu, Jim (4 July 2018). "Aeroflot adds Osh service from Oct 2018". Routesonline. Retrieved 4 July 2018. 
  4. ^ Liu, Jim (1 December 2016). "Air Kyrgyzstan adds new Abakan service from Nov 2016". Routesonline. Retrieved 1 December 2016. 
  5. ^ "Новый рейс Ош-Иркутск-Ош". Avia Traffic Company. Retrieved 10 June 2013. 
  6. ^ "Sky Bishkek's inaugural flight departs on December 1, 2012". Manas International Airport. 29 November 2012. Retrieved 30 November 2012. 
  7. ^ Liu, Jim (4 October 2016). "Ural Airlines schedules Zhukovsky launch in W16". Routesonline. Retrieved 4 October 2016. 
  8. ^ http://avherald.com/h?article=48fbb5cb&opt=0

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