Elista Airport
Elista Airport

Airport Elista (Elista Airport). Official site.


Elista Airport is located in the Republic of Kalmykia and performs reception, maintenance and dispatch of civil aircraft on domestic routes of the Russian Federation.


Runway Elista Airport



Elista Airport has in its composition of asphalt concrete runway length in meters 3200 and 45 meters wide, which in turn allows us to serve all types of helicopters and airplanes 2, 3 and 4 classes, in particular the AN-12, An-24, An-26. Tu-134, Yak-40, Bombardier CRJ-100 / 200 and lighter aircraft.

In addition, Elista airport may also receive the IL-76 the prior consent and only in the daytime.


Infrastructure Elista Airport


Despite the fact that the Elista airport operates only 10 hours a day, here there is an acceptable internal infrastructure. On the territory of the airport complex, and within walking distance of it are:

  • A cafe;
  • retail store;
  • Shop of souvenirs;
  • Car parking;
  • ATMs and payment terminals.



Hotel complexes of places without the territory of the airport, but you can use the hotels and places of temporary residence, if necessary, located directly in the city:

  1. Hotel "Chance";
  2. Hotel "Elista";
  3. Hotel "City Chess";
  4. Hotel "White Lotus City."


To get to Elista airport can be either private road transport or on public transport.


Route network Elista Airport


As of September 2014 years, Elista airport cooperates with only one Russian air carrier, represented in the person of the airline "RusLine"And carried out air travel from the airport to Moscow and back. The absence of other flights shedule at the airport due to the lack of interest from route direction.


Basic data:

  • Airport coordinates: latitude 46.37, longitude 44.33.

  • GMT time zone (winter / summer): + 4 / + 4.

  • Country Airport location: Russia.

  • Number of airport terminals: 1.

  • IATA airport code: ESL.

  • ICAO airport code: URWI.

  • Internal code: ELI.

Accidents in the airspace "Elista" Airport

The first recorded accident aircraft in the controlled space "Elista" airport occurred 4.11.2008 years. A small private single-engine airplane in 12 pm crashed. It happened near the village Celt, which 90 kilometers from the airport. As a result of the disaster killed a passenger and the pilot, who had been on board.

Another incident occurred 6.12.2011 of the year with a Mi-2 type helicopter. This machine belonged to the flying club "ROSTO" in the Rostov region. The machine carried out work on the transport of hunters who shot the wolves of hunting. At ten o'clock in the evening the car crashed. Taking off in the Kalmyk region of the Chernozemelsky region, the pilot lost control. As a result of the crash, the pilot and mechanic died. It is worth noting that the problems with the machine were recorded at lunch this day. But the crew on their own managed to eliminate the fault. 

Elista Airport on the map:


Contact details:

  • Email the airport: eoao_aero@elista.ru.

  • Airport Fax: +78472229947.

  • Airport management phone: +78472229947.

  • Airport information phone: +78472223555.

  • The mailing address of the airport: airport, Elista, Republic of Kalmykia, Russia, 358006


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