Abakan Airport is a civil international airport of federal importance in the city of Abakan, the Republic of Khakassia.
Abakan Airport is located in the north-west of the city center.
Refers to airfields of class "B" and is included in the airport of the 2nd class.
The airport operates 24 hours a day.
The aerodrome is intended for carrying out flight, international, training, test flight, aerial work. It has one runway with an artificial surface of 3250x45 m in size. Accepts and maintains the following types of aircraft: A-319, A-320, A-321, B-757, B-767, B-737, Tu-204, Tu-214, IL-62, IL-86, IL-96 , An-124, Il-76TD and other aircraft with a maximum takeoff weight of up to 392 tons. And also the reception and maintenance of helicopters - all types.
The Abakan Air Division of the East Siberian Civil Aviation Administration was established in September 1938 with the aim of organizing passenger and freight traffic on the territory of the Khakass Autonomous Region and the southern regions of the Krasnoyarsk Territory.
On March 1, 1993, SE "Airport Abakan" was formed as an independent enterprise through the separation from the Abakan aviation enterprise. The decision to allocate was taken by the Committee on State Property Management in coordination with the Department of Air Transport and the Council of Ministers of the Republic of Khakassia. Through the efforts of the Directorate and the Government of the Republic, by 1993, a considerable amount of work on the preparation of the international sector was accomplished and obtained the status of an international airport.
Abakan Airport is the only airport serving the population of the Republic of Khakassia and the southern districts of the Krasnoyarsk Territory, therefore the role of the airport as a backup for international airports Novosibirsk and Krasnoyarsk is extremely important.
G. Abakan is a city in Russia, the capital of the Republic of Khakassia. Forms the city district of the city of Abakan.
It is located at the mouth of the Abakan River, which flows into the Yenisei, 3390 km east of Moscow and 270 km south of Krasnoyarsk.
The population of the city is 181 700 people.