Issyk-Kul International Airport

Ысык-Көл эл аралык аэропорту
Summary
Airport typePublic
OperatorGovernment
ServesTamchy
LocationTamchy, Kyrgyzstan
Hub forKyrgyzstan Air Company
Elevation AMSL5,426 ft / 1,653 m
CoordinatesCoordinates: 42°35′17″N 076°42′47″E / 42.58806°N 76.71306°E / 42.58806; 76.71306
Map
IKU
IKU
Runways
Direction Length Surface
m ft
07/25 3,800 12,467 Asphalt

Issyk-Kul International Airport (Kyrgyz: Ысык-Көл эл аралык аэропорту, Isıq-Köl el aralıq aeroportu, ىسىق-كۅل ەل ارالىق اەروپورتۇ; Russian: Международный аэропорт «Иссык-Куль», Meždunarodnyj aeroport «Issyk-Kulj») (IATA: IKU (ИКУ), ICAO: UCFL) is an international airport near Tamchy, a village in Issyk Kul District of Issyk Kul Region (oblast) of Kyrgyzstan. The Russian IATA code for Issyk-Kul International Airport is ИКУ.[2]

Formerly known as Tamchy Airport, Issyk-Kul International Airport started its operations in 1975 as a reserve airport for the nearby Cholpon-Ata Airport. The current runway and terminal were built in 2003. In the same year, the Kyrgyz Government renamed Tamchy Airport to Issyk-Kul International Airport. It is a class 3C airport, has no instrument landing facilities and operates only during daylight hours.

Issyk-Kul International Airport has customs and border control checks and serves both domestic and international flights. There are plans to extend the runway by a further 500 m.

Airlines and destinations

AirlinesDestinations
Avia Traffic Company Seasonal: Bishkek, Jalal-Abad, Osh
Qazaq Air Seasonal charter: Almaty
S7 Airlines[3] Seasonal: Novosibirsk
SCAT Seasonal: Almaty[4]
Uzbekistan Airways Seasonal: Tashkent
Golden Rule Airline's AN-2 at Issyk-Kul International Airport in 2005.
Golden Rule Airline's AN-2 at Issyk-Kul International Airport in 2005.

References

  1. ^ "Международный аэропорт "Иссык-Куль"". CivilAviation.kg. 2012-10-28. Retrieved 2012-10-28.[permanent dead link]
  2. ^ "Коды городов всех стран". G-Avia.ru. Archived from the original on 2018-11-08. Retrieved 2012-10-28.
  3. ^ "S7 Airlines flight schedule". www.s7.ru. S7 Airlines.
  4. ^ "QAZAQ AIR осуществляет рейсы на побережье Иссык-Куля". www.flyqazaq.com. Qazaq Air. Retrieved 20 June 2019.