1 The Largest Siberian Airport

The Largest Siberian Airport

Posted on October 30, 2012 by team


The largest Siberian airport Tolmachevo in Novosibirsk is the main transit hub beyond Ural that serves the most important directions between Asia and Europe. It’s the sixth largest Russian airport according to passenger traffic. The capacity of the international and domestic terminals amounts to 2550 people an hour.

The airport was put into service in 1957 when the first flight Novosibirsk – Moscow was performed by the Tu-104.

In September 1992 it got the status of the international one.

The sign writes: “Novosibirsk”.

The airport terminal is able to serve 1800 passengers per hour on domestic flights and 750 – on international ones.

The airport route network includes more than 90 international and domestic destinations served by scheduled and charter flights.

More than 40 Russian and foreign airlines perform their flights from Tolmachevo.

The airport has two operating runways.

They can send and receive all types of aircrafts with no take-off restrictions even in adverse weather conditions. Tolmachevo is practically an all-weather airport.

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One Response to “The Largest Siberian Airport”

  1. Madak says:

    I love the pictire of the 76 in the falling snow. Very evocative. That’s a great workhorse of a plane. Russian engineering at its best.

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