Airport Khrabrovo Kaliningrad (Kaliningrad Khrabrovo Airport). Official site.
Kaliningrad Khrabrovo International Airport is located at a distance of 20 kilometers northeast of the downtown area near the village of the same name. He is kind of a transit point for airlines that carry out flights between Russia and Europe. It is the only airport in Kaliningrad, which connects the most western and the most isolated region of the Russian Federation with the rest of the country.
The story begins in a distant airport 1922 year. Hence it was laid the first regular air route Moscow-Koenigsberg. In 1945 year on the basis of one of the oldest European airports it founded the Soviet airport, which was the beginning of the entire civil aviation in our country.
Apart from the Civil Aviation Airport Khrabrovo is jointly administered by the Emergency Situations Ministry aircraft, the FSB and the Ministry of Defence.
Brief chronology of the development of the airport "Kaliningrad Khrabrovo"
In the property of the Soviet Union and all of the airport property was transferred only 1945 year. Only 1961 years at the airport beginning united squadron based and aircraft carrier companies.
With 1977, the airport "Kaliningrad Khrabrovo" started to service passenger aircraft Tu-134. Two years later, he was prostroen new terminal, which enables the maintenance of a large number of customers. In 1988, the airport began a receiving aircraft Tu-154.
In 1992 year "Kaliningrad Khrabrovo" becomes an independent company and is separated from the association "Vnukovo". A year later, it was the first regular flight of international importance.
The new stage of development began with 2004 year, when they started to build a new modern passenger terminal, which would meet international standards of quality of service. In the same year, we had a reconstruction of the runway and upgraded navigation equipment. 2007 summer has already been put into operation a new airport terminal, which is able to cater for up to 3 million passengers per year. Because of the financial problems of all construction and repair work at the airport "Kaliningrad Khrabrovo» were frozen.
Resumption of repair began only in the autumn of 2014 years. The new project was planned extension of the runway to 3,5 kilometers. Also, the platform has been expanded.
For all the time the airport "Khrabrovo Kaliningrad" was recorded only one aviation incident. This occurred 1.10.2008, when the airliner Boeing 737 carried out an emergency landing on a runway without landing gear. As a result of the landing, all passengers and crew were unharmed regard to the apparatus, it was severely damaged engine nacelles and fuselage.
Near the international airport Khrabrovo are the following hotels where you can stay for the night:
- Hotel Nesselbeck;
- Hotel Princess Eliza;
- Villa Elisa Sarkau;
- Manor Hotel;
- Hotel Baltic crown.
From the international airport Khrabrovo to Kaliningrad can be reached in the following ways:
- 1) bus.
Passes through the airport shuttle route № 144. It leads to the South Bus Station and the city center. The trip takes about 50 minutes.
- 2) Aeroexpress.
To the airport is a dead-end railway line that leads railway line connecting Kaliningrad and Svetlogorsk. Currently, this branch is not used to carry passengers. But there is a plan to run trains Aeroexpress, which is under construction.
- 3) Taxi.
The most efficient and fastest way to transfer any corner of the earth. Use the services of taxi companies can be in the parking lot, which is located near the building of the airport.
At the international airport of Kaliningrad Khrabrovo you may be offered the following services and maintenance:
- luggage office;
- Tracing Service lost luggage;
- medical Center;
- Mother and child room;
- cafes and restaurants;
- Representation of the different airlines;
- ATMs, banks and currency exchange services;
- Post office and much more.
The international airport in the western Russian city of Kaliningrad.
Airport Coordinates: Latitude 54.89, 20.59 longitude.
All times are GMT (winter / summer): + 3 / + 3.
Country Airport location: Russia.
IATA airport code: KGD.
ICAO airport code: UMKK.
Internal code: Qld.
Airport Khrabrovo Kaliningrad on the map:
Airport Fax: + 74012610311.
Telephone airport management: + 74012610310.
Telephone reference Airport: + 74012610610.
The mailing address of the airport: Airport Khrabrovo settlement, Guryev district, Kaliningrad region, Russia, 238315.
Airport Khrabrovo Kaliningrad. Official site:http://www.kgd.aero/
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