Airport Khomutovo Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk
Khomutovo Airport

Khomutovo Airport Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk (Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk Khomutovo Airport). Official site.


The international airport of Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk Khomutovo located at a distance of 8 kilometers from the center of the capital of the island of Sakhalin. It is the largest in the region and is very important for him, as a major transportation hub, connecting the island with the mainland.

Khomutovo International Airport is the base for the Russian airline "Sakhalin air routes". The main directions of the air inside the country join Sakhalin with major cities of the Far East. There are also direct flights to Moscow, which carried out the largest Russian air carrier "aeroflot"And"Transaero". In addition to domestic destinations from the international airport of Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk to carry out flights to the cities of China, Japan and South Korea.


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A Brief History of the airport "Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk Khomutovo"

His history of the airport "Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk Khomutovo" is a post-war years, namely 1945 years. Freeing the Kuril Islands and Sakhalin by Japanese troops, the region began to develop rapidly in all industries, aviation is no exception. The main emphasis was placed on civil aviation. Thus, regular transport of passengers and goods from Khabarovsk to town Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk began in the autumn of 1945 years.

Yet recently demanded a finished war and military aviation. For this reason, in parallel with civilian aircraft at the airport "Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk Khomutovo" air regiments were fighters and attack aircraft, which belonged to the Amur Division. Co-location allows us to serve all types of aircraft effectively. Military associations, there were until the summer of 1960 years.

It is worth noting that in 50-ies the airport received replenishment of aviation technology, first of all it was the type of aircraft IL-14. It is through these machines has expanded the geography of flights to destinations such as the Kirov, Okha, Khabarovsk and others. In addition, it was transferred to the operation of helicopters Mi and Mi-4-1.

The Khomutovsky airfield was put into operation only in 1964 year, it considerably expanded air transportation and passenger turnover. The most important advantage of the new airfield was the possibility to accept large airliners, such as IL-18 and AN-10. By the 80 year, the aircraft fleet of the airport "Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk Khomutovo" has been significantly enlarged with various aircraft equipment, namely, Il-14, AN-2, AN-24 and Mi-8, Mi-2 and Mi-1. Reconstruction and lengthening of the runway in 1985 allowed us to accept passenger liners of the Tu-154 type. The status of international "Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk Khomutovo" was received in 1990 year. Since 2013, the airport has been designated as OAO Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk.

Currently, the airport serves a large number of passengers (more than 800 thousand a year), which is high compared to the relatively small number of the population of Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk.

Khomutovo was built almost immediately after the Second World War in the year 1945. Already started permanent air service between Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk and Khabarovsk in October this year. international status has been obtained by him in the year 1990.


Near Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk airport is only one hotel:

  • - Mithos Hotel.

There are also hotels in the city.


From the international airport Khomutovo to Sakhalin island's capital can be reached in the following ways:

  • 1) Bus.

From the airport to various areas of the city were laid three bus routes - №8, №63, №93.

  • 2) Taxi.


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Since the airport itself is located almost near the city, and Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk is not very large area, the trip should cost relatively not too expensive.


At the international airport of Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk Khomutovo you the following services can be offered:

  • - luggage office;

  • - Mother and child room;

  • - Representation of various Russian air carriers;

  • - post office;

  • - medical Center;

  • - Cafes, bars, snack bars;

  • - Various shops and kiosks;

  • - Maintenance of VIP-passengers, and more.


Basic data:

  • Sakhalin main international airport.

  • Airport Coordinates: Latitude 46.89, 142.72 longitude.

  • All times are GMT (winter / summer): + 11 / + 11.

  • Country Airport location: Russia.

  • The number of airport terminals: 1.

  • IATA airport code: UUS.

  • ICAO airport code: UHSS.

  • Internal code: YUZHH.

  • Basic airline:Aurora (Aurora).


Khomutovo Airport Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk on the map:


Contact details:

  • Email the airport:[Email protected] 

  • Airport Fax: + 74242788385.

  • Telephone airport management: + 74242 788311.

  • Telephone reference Airport: + 74242788390.

  • The mailing address of the airport: the airport of Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk, Russia, 693014.


Airport Khomutovo Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk schedule:

Khomutovo Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk airport. Official site.

Khomutovo Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk airport. Official site.

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