Airport Aktobe
Airport Aktobe

Airport Aktobe (Aktobe Airport). Official site.

Aktobe International Airport is located in 3,5 km south from the train / railway station Aktobe, in the south-western outskirts of the city of Aktobe. In reporting 2012 year, the airport handled more than 292 thousand. Passengers. 100% stake in the company-owned operator of "Samruk-Kazyna".

The international airport of Aktobe is also called the air gate of Western Kazakhstan, located in the industrial zone in the west of the state. Aktobe region belongs to the most dynamically developed regions of the Republic of Kazakhstan. Its rapid development is due to the implementation of major mining, oil and gas and other projects. Geographically and territorially, the airport of Aktobe is located at the intersection of large international air routes connecting Western Europe with South-East and Central Asia, and is a part of the transport infrastructure of Kazakhstan. The airport carries out maintenance and reception of all types of aircraft, following on internal routes, and also connecting with the countries of far and near abroad.

The service spectrum of the international airport of Aktobe includes a range of services and works related to the transportation of goods and luggage by air transport, providing transportation of passengers, performing charter flights within the Republic of Kazakhstan, as well as to CIS countries and abroad. Also, the airport of Aktobe supplies aviation equipment with fuel and lubricants, fuel, and carries out maintenance of the Armed Forces. The entire infrastructure of the facility together with the passenger terminal, light-signal equipment and runway characteristics corresponds to the international standards established by the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO).

JSC "International Airport Aktobe" is trying to monitor and continuously improve the quality and range of services, to increase passenger traffic and the number of partners.


Aerodrome Aktobe is classified as a first class airport and can take a number of different aircraft models, inclusive of Boeing-727-200, IL-86 and An-124. It also caters to all types of helicopters. Next to the airfield is the Civil Aviation Repair Plant № 406, which performs the repair of aircraft Yak-18, An-2 and Mi-2.

In addition to civil aviation, military aircraft in the form of military training aircraft located at the location of the T. Ya. Begeldinov Military Institute of the Air Defense Forces of Kazakhstan are located at the airfield.

In 2004 year, work began on the gradual reconstruction of the airport: an overhaul of the runway, waiting rooms being re-planning.

Besides the airport Aktobe, Aktobe region there are several airport that serves local lines: Karas, Irgiz, Shalkar, Kenkiyak, Karabutak, Bozoi. In 1990-ies of abandoned, but in the early 2011 was started to revive. Or rather, it was restored only one airport - Irgiz. Two airport - Bozoi and Shalkar - preparing for the restoration work. But in reality nothing has been done. Thus, Aktobe International Airport remains a key not only in the region of Aktobe region, but throughout the Western Kazakhstan.

Accident July 17 2013 years

17.06.2013 The L-39 military training aircraft of the Kazakhstan Air Defense Forces crashed during a landing approach at Aktobe Airport in 20.00 at local time, performing a training flight. The crew of the aircraft in the person of inspector Methodist, Lieutenant Colonel Vissarionov Evgeny Nikolaevich, and second-year cadet of the Military Institute of Massalimov Arman Evgeniyuly died on the spot. 

Basic data of Aktobe airport:

  • Airport country: Kazakhstan.
  • Aktobe Airport, located in western Kazakhstan (past name - Aktyubinsk).
  • GMT time zone (summer / winter): + 5 / + 5.
  • Airport coordinates: longitude 57.21, latitude 50.25.
  • Number of airport terminals: 1.


Aktobe (Aktobe Airport). Official site:

Aktobe (Aktobe Airport). Official site.


The main airport codes:

  • IATA airport code: AKX.
  • ICAO airport code: UATT.
  • Internal airport code: AKH.


Contact details:

  • City airport management telephone: +77132595019.
  • The mailing address of the airport: air town, Aktobe, Kazakhstan, 030003.
  • City airport information phone: +77132595036.
  • Airport Fax: +77132595042.



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