Sevastopol Belbek Airport
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Sevastopol Belbek Airport

Sevastopol Belbek Airport (Sevastopol Belbek Airport).

Airport "Sevastopol Belbek" conducts maintenance of all the southern coast of the Crimean peninsula. The name "Belbek" has been received from a number of the same river is located. It is also located near the Black Sea. Since the spring of 2014 years, there began to be based fighter of Russian Air Force and the center of the MOE.

Sevastopol Airport

The history of "Sevastopol Belbek" airport

Initially the airport was organized for military purposes as far back as the year 1941. It is worth noting that after the war there continues to be based fighter regiment. At the beginning of a concrete runway was built 50-ies. The length of the runway was increased at the end of 80-ies. It is possible to take large aircraft by weight. All this allowed the use of "Sevastopol Belbek" airport for civilian flights.

Yet in parallel with civilian traffic at the airport continued to be based warplanes. In 90-ies are based attack aircraft such as Su-15, MiG and Su-29-27.

Regular passenger services were organized by Omega Airlines since 1993. It transported passengers by An-24 type aircraft to Kiev. These flights were carried out twice a week. In parallel with this, clients could use charter flights to any point of the country and beyond on IL-18 airliners.

The active development of air traffic began in the year 2002. In the same year, permission was granted for international flights. Over the period from 2002 to 2007, almost 4 made thousands of flights a year, half of which were sent to other countries of the world. At the same time, more than 50 thousands of passengers were transported. In 2007, civil flights were stopped, the airfield was used exclusively for military purposes.

Only in the year 2010 "Sevastopol Belbek" airport passenger service resumed. "Dniproavia" has become the main partner of the airline-carrier. This allowed for air traffic with Moscow, Kiev and Dnepropetrovsk. daily flight from the airport "Sevastopol Belbek" was opened in the summer of the same year in "Vnukovo" airport.

Currently, the airport is based aviation regiment of Russian Air Force fighters. It consists of percussion machines:

• Three fighter type Su-30М2.

• One combat training apparatus Su-XNUMHUB.

• Ten units of fighter type Su-27CM.

In the future, it is planned to increase the composition of the fleet to 14 combat vehicles and 6 training. As for the military, half of them came from the former 204 brigade of the Ukrainian regiment. As for the aircraft of the Ukrainian Air Force, they were returned to Ukraine.

In 2015, the plan was to open the airport "Sevastopol Belbek" for civil aviation. But for technical reasons, this was moved to 2016 year. To do this, carried out the relevant reconstruction work.

Basic data of the airport Sevastopol Belbek:

  • Airport Country: Russia.
  • GMT time zone (summer / winter): + 3 / + 2.
  • Coordinates of the airport: longitude 33.58, latitude 44.69.
  • Geographical location: in 8 kilometers north of the city of Sevastopol.

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Airport Codes:

  • IATA airport code: UKS.
  • ICAO airport code: UKFB.

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