Airport Yelizovo Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky (Petropavlovsk Yelizovo Airport). Official site.
The international airport of Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky Yelizovo is located at a distance of 29 kilometers from the capital of Kamchatka, and in the distance 5 kilometers from the center of the city of Elizovo. At the moment this is the only operating airport is not only the city but the entire region. He is the link between the cities of Siberia, the Far East, Moscow and one of the most remote regions of Russian Federation. That is why the airport is of great importance for the country's federal.
History of the airport began in 1930-ies after the first aircraft over Kamchatka. Initially used mainly seaplanes.
In 1940-ies seaplanes superseded by IL-12, Li-2, IL-14. Receiving and sending planes carried out the airport Yelizovo. After the war the airport left the Kamchatka Squadron. The first den1948, the company of "CAP" has become independent. Airport staff was 62 man, and the task of developing the network traffic, taking into account the peculiarities of the region, were enormous.
In 1958 year on the balance sheet were obtained Tu-104, which started to perform flights to Moscow and Khabarovsk. This year began the construction of the airport complex structures.
In 1961 the company was beefed link aircraft Li-2, which together with the engineering staff have been transferred from the airport Halaktyrka.
In 1963 year on the basis of the airport of Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky was founded United Air Group, which included all airports in Kamchatka.
Later, the rapidly growing airport received modernize the aircraft fleet. On the basis of profit Yak-40, who have done a herculean job in air transport in Kamchatka.
In June 1978 year Moscow started working towards IL-62. To be able to receive such a ship had to build a new runway and airfield components.
With 1979 years on the routes appeared the plane A-410.
As a result of all the improvements and modernization of the airport was able to make IL-96, An-124, "Airbus", "Boeing".
In 1995, the airport of Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky received international status and started to operate charter flights.
The airport has the right to take planes under meteorological conditions of the first category. Thus the airport can take any helicopters and aircraft with a full load.
The opening of the airport took place in the distant year 1948. Last reconstruction began in the spring of the year 2012, but she touched only increasing one of the runways.
Due to the fact that to many settlements of Kamchatka can be reached only by air, the airport of Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky is one of the vital facilities in the region. In addition to regional and domestic flights, from Elizovo regularly performed international charters to some of the major Asian cities, many of which are very popular among Russian tourists.
You can stay overnight in the dispensary, which is located directly next to the airport itself, as well as in some of the hotels of Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky.
only two ways you can get to the city from the airport:
- 1) bus.
Settlements are only two bus routes - 102 and 104.
- 2) Taxi.
Since the airport is located at a distance of almost 30 kilometers from the capital of Kamchatka, the fare to the city can be quite high.
By the following services may be provided services of passengers at the international airport of Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky Yelizovo:
- ATM network;
- Restaurant, café and snack bar;
- luggage office;
- Various shops;
- VIP room and much more.
Do not forget that the Kamchatka - it is the most beautiful places not only Russia but the whole world. The beauty of the local nature is described in numerous feature and documentary films of domestic and foreign production. Also, this region is famous for another type of product - caviar. Therefore, if you ever are lucky enough to be in these parts, be sure to taste the local delicacy.
It serves regional flights Russian Far East Kamchatka.
Airport Coordinates: Latitude 53.17, 158.45 longitude.
All times are GMT (winter / summer): + 12 / + 12.
Country Airport location: Russia.
The number of airport terminals: 1.
IATA airport code: PKC.
ICAO airport code: UHPP.
Internal code: PRL.
Accidents and Disasters
In 2011 year in Ust-Kamchatsky airport Yak-40, owned by the company, skidded off the runway during take-off and fell on the wing. No harm done.
In 2012, the AN-28, flying from Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky to Palana, before reaching the destination, made an emergency hard landing. As a result, the error of the crew were killed 10 people.
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Airport Fax: + 74152411631.
Telephone airport management: + 74152411660.
The mailing address of the airport: airport Elizovo, Kamchatka Krai, Russia, 684005.
Yelizovo Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky airport. Official site:http://www.airport-pkc.ru/
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