Ust-Kut Airport

Аэропорт Усть-Кут
Summary
Airport typePublic
OwnerUtair
OperatorJSC «Aeroport Ust-Kut»
ServesUst-Kut
LocationUst-Kut
 Irkutsk Oblast
 Russia
Elevation AMSL2,188 ft / 667 m
Coordinates56°51′29″N 105°43′46″E / 56.85806°N 105.72944°E / 56.85806; 105.72944
Websiteuskairport.ru
Map
UKX is located in Irkutsk Oblast
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UKX
UKX is located in Russia
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Runways
Direction Length Surface
ft m
12/30 6,562 2,000 Concrete
Statistics (2018)
Passengers90,026 (Increase)
Aircraft movements2,309 (Increase)
Servicing of cargo476 tons (Decrease)
Sources: RU [1]

Ust-Kut Airport (IATA: UKX, ICAO: UITT) is an airport in Irkutsk Oblast, Russia which is located 9 km north of Ust-Kut. It services short-haul routes and links the town to Irkutsk and Krasnoyarsk.

Airlines and destinations

Passenger

AirlinesDestinations
Angara Airlines Irkutsk
IrAero Irkutsk
Utair Irkutsk[2]

Cargo

AirlinesDestinations
UTair CargoKrasnoyarsk

Facilities

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The airport is operational by schedule. A small airport terminal is able to service 50 pax per hour, but it's enough for operation needments.

A runway is equipped lighting navigational aids and an instrument landing system. It allows aircraft to perform flights whatever weather conditions.[3]

The airport can handle such aircraft as Let L-410, Antonov An-2, Antonov An-12, Antonov An-24, Antonov An-26, Antonov An-30, Antonov An-32, Antonov An-72, Antonov An-74, ATR-42, ATR-72, CRJ-200, Yakovlev Yak-40, Antonov An-140, Antonov An-148, Yakovlev Yak-42, Ilyushin Il-76.

Accidents and incidents

References

  1. ^ Statements for the year. Volumetric data of JSC "Ust-Kut Airport"
  2. ^ "Utair NS24 Network Additions". AeroRoutes. 2 April 2024. Retrieved 2 April 2024.
  3. ^ "Russian Aeronautical Information Publication" (PDF).
  4. ^ Ranter, Harro. "ASN Aircraft accident Lisunov Li-2 CCCP-58340 Ust-Kut Airport (UKX)". aviation-safety.net. Retrieved 29 September 2019.
  5. ^ Ranter, Harro. "ASN Aircraft accident Yakovlev Yak-40 CCCP-88208 Ust-Kut Airport". aviation-safety.net. Retrieved 29 September 2019.
  6. ^ "Accident: Angara AN24 at Ust-Kut on Aug 17th 2022, wing tip strike on landing". Av Herald. Retrieved 27 August 2022.