Kerben Airport

Кербен аэропорту
Summary
Airport typePublic
OperatorGovernment
ServesKerben
LocationKerben, Aksy District
Hub forTezJet Airlines
Elevation AMSL4,199 ft / 1,280 m
CoordinatesCoordinates: 41°29′04″N 071°44′01″E / 41.48444°N 71.73361°E / 41.48444; 71.73361
Map
UAFE is located in Kyrgyzstan
UAFE
UAFE
Runways
Direction Length Surface
m ft
04/22 1,740 5,708 Asphalt
Kerben Airport, Aksy District, Jalal-Abad Region, Kyrgyzstan
Kerben Airport, Aksy District, Jalal-Abad Region, Kyrgyzstan

Kerben Airport (Kyrgyz: Кербен аэропорту, Russian: Кербенский аэропорт) (IATA: none (КРФ), ICAO: UAFE) is an airport serving Kerben, a town in Aksy District of Jalal-Abad Region (oblast) of Kyrgyzstan. Until 1992, Kerben Airport was called Karavan (Caravan) Airport. The Russian IATA code for Kerben Airport is КРФ.[2]

Kerben Airport started its operations in 1950s as a landing strip in the then Karavan. The current runway and terminal were built in 1982. It is a regional class 3C airport. The runway has a weight limit of 22 tonnes, and has no instrument landing facilities and operates only during daylight hours.

Although, Kerben Airport is near the border with Uzbekistan, it has no customs and border control checks and serves only flights within Kyrgyzstan. Up until 2010, the airport had year-round links with Jalal-Abad, Bishkek and Osh. Flights to the capital city Bishkek and the provincial centre Jalal-Abad resume on 1 March 2013.[3]

Airlines and destinations

AirlinesDestinations
Kyrgyzstan Air Company
operated by Avia Traffic Company
Seasonal: Bishkek, Jalal-Abad, Osh
TezJet Airlines Bishkek, Jalal-Abad

References

  1. ^ "Аэропорт "Кербен"". CivilAviation.kg. 2012-10-28. Retrieved 2012-10-28.[permanent dead link]
  2. ^ "Коды городов всех стран". G-Avia.ru. 2012-10-28. Archived from the original on 2018-11-08. Retrieved 2012-10-28.
  3. ^ "Bishkek - Kerben - Jalal-Abad flight to resume on March 1, 2013". Central Asia Aero News. 2013-02-20. Retrieved 2013-02-20.