Atyrau Airport
Atyrau Airport

Airport Atyrau (Atyrau Airport). Official site.

Atyrau International Airport belongs to the 2nd class and is capable of servicing An-24, Yak-40, Yak-42, Tu-134 aircraft, as well as lighter aircraft models and all types of helicopters. Those who want to buy tickets to Atyrau from Almaty are limited in their choice. Flights on such a route are represented by only one airline - the national Kazakh air carrier Air Astana. Such a flight is carried out for 3 hours without transfers. Considering the comfort of the aircraft, travel time almost flies unnoticed. In addition to direct flights from Almaty to Atyrau, Air Astana also operates flights with transfers in the cities of Aktyubinsk, Astana and others.

Atyrau Airport, with regular flights from Almaty and Astana, in 2006 was subjected to modernization works. The modernization of the length of the runway extended to 3000 m, which allowed the airport to raise the status of the first class.

Who carried out the construction work on the construction of new tracks for taxiways, expansion and modernization of the apron and parking of aircraft.

Also carried out the installation of advanced lighting systems using high intensity lights. The passengers on the route Almaty-Atyrau, get the services in the passenger terminal. At the present time it is able to skip about 200 passengers per hour, which does not comply with not only international but also domestic flights. Because of this, the airport management beginning design work on the construction of a new terminal with a capacity of at least 500 passengers per hour.

Company Policy

The management of Atyrau International Airport JSC set a strategic goal for the company - to put the airport in the category of the main hub airport in Western Kazakhstan, which would not be inferior in terms of key indicators to the more developed airports of Asia and Europe. To this end, a development policy is being implemented, taking into account the requirements of world standards relating to the quality of servicing the people of the region in aviation services. The strategic program provides for increasing the long-term value of the joint-stock company and improving the quality of the services provided in accordance with international standards.

Atyrau International Airport: current activities

Basically JSC "International Airport of Atyrau" is engaged in the launching and landing, meetings and release, maintenance of aircraft, refueling aircraft fuel, transportation and sale of the provision of aviation security.

Priorities Atyrau airport:

  • Increasing the quality and quantity of services provided.
  • The increase in profits.
  • Education, training and staff development.
  • Improving business processes.

100% of the shares owned by the National Welfare Fund to them. Samruk Kazyna.

Now the airport serves any type of aircraft. Regular flights connect Atyrau with the cities: Astana, Aktau, Almaty, Uralsk, Aktobe, Shymkent, Kyzylor, Moscow, Minvody, Amsterdam, Baku, Yerevan, Tbilisi, Istanbul, Krasnodar, Rostov. Charter flights are carried out to all regions of the world.

Over the past decade the company "International airport Atyrau" spent a lot of work on the expansion and modernization of the infrastructure to meet the needs of customers and carriers.

In 2005, for their own funds, the company built a new runway worth $ 25 million. The technical characteristics of the new runway comply with international standards. 

At the present time, work is underway to build a new cargo and passenger terminal on behalf of the government of the republic, which the joint-stock company also performs at its own expense. 

Basic data of Atyrau airport:

  • Airport country: Kazakhstan.
  • GMT time zone (summer / winter): + 5 / + 5.
  • Airport coordinates: longitude 51.82, latitude 47.12.


Atyrau (Atyrau Airport). Official site:

Atyrau (Atyrau Airport). Official site.


Airport Codes:

  • IATA airport code: GUW.
  • ICAO airport code: UATG.
  • Internal airport code: ATY.


Contact details:

  • E. mail Airport: .
  • City airport management telephone: +77122209251.
  • The mailing address of the airport: airport, Atyrau, Kazakhstan, 060011.
  • City airport information phone: +77122209292.
  • Airport Fax: +77122209415.
  • The base airlines of the airport are airlines: Air Astana (AirAstana), Atyrau Aue Zholy (AtyrauAueZholy), Euro-Asia Air (EuroAsiaAir).



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