Tolmachevo Airport is the only operating passenger airport in Novosibirsk. Kernel port of regional and international air traffic. This airport has become the first Russian airport that received the largest commercial cargo aircraft Boeing 747-8 owned by Luxemburg airlines “Cargolux”. In connection with this event official spotting was conducted. It had begun 3 hours before the aircraft landing, so at the beginning are some morning traffic photos.
A view of the Airport.
Loading luggage in Airbus A321 “Aeroflot” airlines. The aircraft is called in honor of composer A. Skryabin.
“UTair” airlines Boeing 737-524 and “Transaero” airlines Boeing 737-400
Airbus A319. “Rossiya” airlines.
A huge cargo aircraft McDonnell Douglas MD-11F of “Aeroflot” airlines
Wing spread: 52 metres. Length: 61 metres.
Aircraft by the tube.
Boeing 757-200 of “VimAvia” airlines.
One more Boeing 747-409 of “Air Cargo Germany”.
Length: 70 metres. Wing spread: 64 metres.
Height: 19 metres. Like a 6 floor building.
This aircraft has been flying since 1993.
And here comes the hero of the occasion. Boeing 747-8 landing. Hereby this airport has become the first Russian airport that received the largest commercial cargo aircraft Boeing 747-8 owned by Luxemburg airlines “Cargolux”.
The aircraft made a refueling landing on its way from Shanghai to Luxemburg. 88 tons of fuel was filled.
The first trial flight of Boeing 747-4 was in 2010.
The aircraft has extended fuselage (+ 5,5 metres), redesigned wing and improved efficiency
The aircraft is being produced in both cargo and passenger versions.
Does anybody see an angry pigeon on the photo?
The takeoff was from the new landing strip.
A view of Tolmachevo airport from a helicopter. On the right is terminal A (internal) and on the left is terminal B (international).