Talakan Airport

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Talakan Airport
Аэропорт Талакан
Summary
Airport type Public
Operator Surgutneftegas
Location Bureysky District, Russia
Elevation AMSL 1,329 ft / 405 m
Coordinates 59°52′35″N 111°02′40″E / 59.87639°N 111.04444°E / 59.87639; 111.04444Coordinates: 59°52′35″N 111°02′40″E / 59.87639°N 111.04444°E / 59.87639; 111.04444
Runways
Direction Length Surface
ft m
01/19 10,170 3,100 Reinforced Concrete

Talakan Airport (Russian: Аэропорт Талакан) (IATA: TLK, ICAO: UECT) (also Vitim or Poliarny) is an airport in Yakutia, Russia.

Description[edit]

Talakan Airport is located 105 km north-west of Vitim at the Talakan Oil Field. Talakan airport is the first and only one in Russia, built solely by a private company. On November 23, 2012 Tupolev Tu-154 belonging to UTair Airlines successfully completed the first technical flight to «Talakan» airport. On December 20, 2012 direct flight by Boeing-737 from Surgut to Talakan was made with 26 passengers on board, representing management of Surgutneftegas. They verified readiness of the facilities and equipment of the airport "Talakan" to start regular operations. On December 24, 2012 the airport welcomed its first scheduled passenger flight.[1]

Aircraft served[edit]

The airport services Antonov An-12, Antonov An-24, Antonov An-26, Antonov An-28, Antonov An-30, Antonov An-32, Antonov An-72, Antonov An-74, Antonov An-148, Ilyushin Il-76, Let L-410 Turbolet, Tupolev Tu-134, Tupolev Tu-154, Yakovlev Yak-40, Yakovlev Yak-40, ATR 42, ATR 72, Boeing 737-300(-400,-500,-700,-800), Bombardier CRJ 100/200 and all lighter types of aircraft.[2]

Airlines and destinations[edit]

AirlinesDestinations
Angara Airlines Irkutsk, Novosibirsk
Gazpromavia Moscow-Vnukovo, Noyabrsk
S7 Airlines Novosibirsk[3]
Turukhan Ust-Kut

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Project on equipping Talakan airport completed". Retrieved 25 June 2015. 
  2. ^ Справочник «Аэропорты и Авиакомпании, Авиапоставщики 2015 (СНГ и Балтия)» [Airports and Airlines, Carriers 2015 (CIS and Baltic States)] (in Russian). 2015. ISBN 978-5-9905032-3-6. 
  3. ^ Liu, Jim (5 March 2018). "S7 Airlines boosts Novosibirsk domestic network in S18". Routesonline. Retrieved 5 March 2018.