Airport Khomutovo Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk
Khomutovo Airport

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


The international airport of Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk Khomutovo is located at a distance of 8 kilometers from the central part of the capital of Sakhalin Island. It is the largest in the region and is very important for it, as it is the main transport hub connecting the island with the mainland of the country.

Chomutovo International Airport is the base for the Russian airline Sakhalin Air Routes. The main air routes within the country connect Sakhalin with major cities in the Far East. There are also direct flights to Moscow, which are operated by the largest Russian air carriers "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"

The history of the airport "Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk Khomutovo" is from the post-war years, namely from the 1945 year. Having liberated the Kuriles and Sakhalin from the Japanese troops, the region began to develop rapidly in all sectors, aviation was no exception. The main emphasis was placed on civil aviation. Thus, regular transportation of passengers and cargo from Khabarovsk to the settlement of Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk began as early as the autumn of 1945. 

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 the 50-ies, the airport received a replenishment of aviation technology, first of all, it was an IL-14 type aircraft. It was with the help of these machines that the geography of flights to cities such as Kirovskoye, Okha, Khabarovsk and others was expanded. In addition, Mi-4 and Mi-1 helicopters were transferred for operation. 

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, longitude 142.72.

  • GMT time zone (winter / summer): + 11 / + 11.

  • Country Airport location: Russia.

  • Number of airport terminals: 1.

  • IATA airport code: UUS.

  • ICAO airport code: UHSS.

  • Internal code: YUZHH.

  • Base airlines: Aurora (Aurora).


Khomutovo Airport Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk on the map:


Contact details:

  • Email the airport: [email protected] 

  • Airport Fax: +74242788385.

  • Airport control phone: +74242 788311 XNUMX.

  • Airport information phone: +74242788390.

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


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Khomutovo airport Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk. Official site.

Khomutovo Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk airport. Official site.

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