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Nalchik Airport

Аэропорт Нальчик
Airport typePublic / Military
OperatorFSUE "Elbrus-Avia"
LocationNalchik, Russia
Elevation AMSL1,460 ft / 445 m
Coordinates43°30′48″N 043°38′18″E / 43.51333°N 43.63833°E / 43.51333; 43.63833
Direction Length Surface
ft m
06/24 7,218 2,200 Asphalt

Nalchik Airport (Russian: Аэропорт Нальчик) (IATA: NAL, ICAO: URMN) is a small airport in Kabardino-Balkaria, Russia, located 3 km (1.9 mi) northeast of Nalchik. It handles small airliners; the terminal area has space for 12 jets and 6 small aircraft and supports 24-hour operations.

The airport has had a minor military presence with the 368 OSAZ (368th Independent Mixed Aviation Regiment) which flew Antonov An-12 cargo aircraft.

The airport is currently home to the Nalchik Mountain range Test Centre of the 929th State Flight Test Centre named for V. P. Chkalov as part of the Russian Aerospace Forces.[1]

Airlines and destinations

Red Wings AirlinesIstanbul

Accidents and incidents


  1. ^ "Russian Air Force - Nalchik (URMN)". Scramble.nl. Retrieved 22 December 2022.
  2. ^ Ranter, Harro. "ASN Aircraft accident Antonov 12BP RA-11118 Nalchik Airport (NAL)". aviation-safety.net. Retrieved 2017-04-13.