Airport Nizhny Novgorod Strigino
Strigino Airport

Airport Strigino Nizhny Novgorod (Nizhniy Novgorod Strigino Airport). Official site.


The international airport of Nizhny Novgorod Strigino is located at a distance of 18 kilometers south-west of the city center. It is one of the oldest in the country (the first flight was carried out in Moscow in August 1922 years). international status was assigned to the airport in 1993 year.

Strigino airport co-location is considered as jointly with civil aviation is based Regiment of Internal Troops of the Interior Ministry. He is also an alternate airport for the air hub in Moscow and the Moscow region.


Airport "Strigino" begins its history in 1938 year, when it was first built a dirt runway for receiving DC-3 BC and aircraft of a lower class. In 39-year airport 201-handed at the Squadron. During the war he was of strategic importance for the deliveries of military supplies.

With 1957 years "Strigino" is equipped with one of the first in the country JVI - assistive technology for night landing. As the aviation airport management to request and receive new equipment, providing flights. Earlier in the winter snow from the runway cleaned and compacted and leveled, with the advent of the IL and IL-14-12 appeared a need for new technology to maintain the airfield in the required condition. Then the runway was size - 1600h60 m combined with an artificial surface.

In 57-year set up at the airport air traffic control. With 58-60-th of the year was carried out extensive reconstruction. The old runway was replaced with a new reinforced concrete (1900h49 m). In 59-year to build a hotel, fuel depots and railroad from Gorky.

With 1960 year "Strigino" based 148-th Squadron. With 67-year airport started to operate regular flights to Leningrad, Moscow and the southern Siberian city. With 71-year the airport was 220-th Squadron, who had a fleet of jet Tu-154, Tu-134, and turbo-prop An-24.

The existing runway was extended to 600 m. In 79-m, the airport is equipped with modern automatic complex funds approach and navigation systems. In 1991 year we arranged the new runway (2805h45 m). Two years later, the airport received the status of "international".

In Nizhny Novgorod, the 1992 United Air airline was divided into "Nizhny Novgorod Airlines" airport "Nizhny Novgorod" and the state enterprise "Air Navigation NN". On the basis of the assets of the bankrupt "Mann" in 2003 was formed of "Mann".

In 2005 it was deemed a loss, which stood 14,183 million. At the beginning of next year to make a profit - 824000 rubles, 2007 year - 13,679 million.

In 2011 it was decided that "Strigino" should become part of airport holding company established in the Russian group of companies "Renova". In the same year, production and technical service has finished the process of connecting the airport to the global information system of baggage search.

In mid-May 2012, JSC "Airport Koltsovo" bought 75% stake in the airport "Nizhny Novgorod".



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On the territory of Nizhny Novgorod airport terminals are located as follows:

  • - Terminal serving passengers flying domestic destinations;

  • - Terminal serving passengers flying international routes;

  • - Business lounge serving of VIP-passengers.


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Inside the airport complex has its own hotel, where you can stay for the night.


In addition, the relative proximity to the airport are the following hotels:

  • - Hotel Russian capital;

  • - Hotel Avtozavodskaya.


From the international airport of Nizhny Novgorod Strigino up can be reached in the following ways:

1. City bus.

Two bus lines are laid through the airport (№11 and №20). Ticket price is 15 rubles (fare can be paid in the bus).

2. Taxi.

№29 №46 routes and go to the airport. The fare is also 15 rubles.

3. Taxi.

To call a taxi or a special counter in the terminal building or in the parking lot near the airport.


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Currently it planned to create a Aeroexpress, which will provide a shuttle service from the airport to the railway station. The need for this type of transport is related to the conduct of the World Cup, which will be held in the year 2018.


At the international airport of Nizhny Novgorod Strigino you the following services can be offered:

  • - Access to wireless Internet Wi-Fi;

  • - a cafe;

  • - Office of the bank, ATMs, currency exchange;

  • - medical Center;

  • - Representation of the different airlines;

  • - the shops;

  • - Mother and child room;

  • - luggage office;

  • - post office;

  • - Maintenance of VIP-passengers, and more.


Noteworthy is the fact that the airport Strigino with 2011 has been connected to a worldwide baggage search system World Tracer, which helps to look for lost belongings of passengers around the world.


Basic data:

  • The international airport of Nizhny Novgorod.

  • Year of the airport grounds: 1940.

  • Airport Coordinates: Latitude 56.23, 43.78 longitude.

  • All times are GMT (winter / summer): + 4 / + 4.

  • Country Airport location: Russia.

  • Location: in 15 kilometers south-west from the center of Nizhny Novgorod.

  • The number of airport terminals: 1.

  • IATA airport code: GOJ.

  • ICAO airport code: UWGG.

  • Internal code: NZHS.

Incidents and accidents

1. 24 May 1962 7, in kilometers southeast of the airport "Strigino" the plane Li-2 engine failure. As a result, the sun beginning to decline and faced extra terrestrial objects. 20 people died.

2. December 7 2011, the landing "Boeing 747-800» Company "Orenburg airlines" skidded off the runway. Liner performing flight Hurghada - Nizhny Novgorod. None of the passengers and crew was injured.

3. 6 2014 October, the management of the airport received a message about a bomb threat. It was evacuated.

4. October 7 14-year "Airbus A320" carried out an emergency landing. The cause was engine failure, which occurred immediately after take-off. No injuries were reported.

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Contact details:

  • Email the airport:[Email protected].

  • Airport Fax: + 78312943981.

  • Telephone airport management: + 78312560833.

  • Telephone reference Airport: + 78001000333.

  • The mailing address of the airport: the airport, Nizhny Novgorod, Russia, 603056.


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Airport Strigino Nizhny Novgorod (Nizhniy Novgorod Strigino Airport). Official site.

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