Kazan Airport
Kazan Airport

Kazan Airport. Official site. 


Kazan International Airport is located at a distance of 26 kilometers south-east of the capital of the Republic of Tatarstan. The opening of the airport took place in the year 1979. Status International he received in 1986 year. He is the only civilian airport of the country.

Kazan airport is the base for Russian air carriers "Ak Bars Aero"and Kazan airline.


Brief history of creation and development of the airport "Kazan"

Since its opening in 1979 year, the airport began to take a large number of flights. The airfield is already at that time had the opportunity to take aircraft of almost all types. Modernization of the runway, which was held in 1982 year, allowing you to receive airliners such as IL-86.

Five years later, it was awarded the status of a first class international airport. As for international flights, they began to operate on a permanent basis since 1987. The first flight was sent to Berlin on a Tu-154 passenger aircraft. Since that time, the Kazan airport began serving flights to such countries as Poland, Bulgaria, Germany, China, Mongolia and other countries of the world. In 1997, Lufthansa began operating flights from Frankfurt to Kazan on A-319 airliners. 

Further development of the airport "Kazan" proceeded rapidly with the times and trends in the world of air travel. The professional staff allows us to provide the highest quality services to all customers. As you know, the original airport was a joint venture with the airline "Tatarstan Airlines". They split into two separate entities took place in June 1992 years.

After that, the Cabinet of Ministers outlined a plan for the modernization and reconstruction of the Kazan Airport. All work is expected to be completed in the 2005 year. Full completion of work and the opening of the updated airport have been planned for the millennium of the city. Representatives of many countries of the world who visited the airport, noted its high efficiency and the ability to receive large airliners, such as the An-124, Boeing 747 and even the An-225. 

The latest reconstruction and construction work at the Kazan Airport began in 2009. The improvement is timed to the 2018 World Cup of the Year, which will also be held in Kazan. But this work will not stop, since the entire complex of the planned work will be carried out in stages. All this will increase the capacity of the airport to 5 million people per year. So, in 2012, a new and modern terminal was opened. A year later, the restored terminal was commissioned. 

Kazan terminal is represented by three terminals, namely: 1, 2, and 1А. Nearby are two terminals with the designation 1A and 1, they have a connection between them. It should be noted that the terminal 1А more modern and has the ability to pass up to 1,2 million passengers per year. Its area is 20 thousand m 2. The terminal operates 19 registration racks, 4 security point and 6 passport control booths. 

The older terminal 1 serves regional flights in the Volga region and the CIS. 

As for the separate terminal number 2, then it provides services for VIP-passengers. It began to be used only with 2005 year. 

Airport "Kazan" has 30 aircraft parking spaces. Two modern cement-concrete runways are used for receiving and dispatching airliners. One lane is 3,75 meters long and 60 meters wide. The second lane is slightly shorter - 3,72 meters - and 45 meters wide. 

For the entire time of operation of the Kazan airport, only one aviation incident was recorded. It happened 17.10.2013 of the year with the aircraft type Boeing 737, which belonged to the airline "Tatarstan". The car transported passengers from Moscow to Kazan. When entering the Kazan airport strip, the vehicle crashed. Onboard were 6 crew members and 44 passengers. As a result of the disaster, no one survived. 


On the territory of the Kazan International Airport is located three terminals:

Terminal 1.

  • The oldest airport terminal.

Terminal 1A.

  • It is the newest.

  • VIP-terminal.

  • For business class passengers, and various high-ranking officials, not only Russia but also other countries.


Kazan Airport. view from afar


Near Kazan airport are the following hotels and hostels where you can stay for the night:

  • - Hotel Yal;

  • - Ilmar City Hotel;

  • - Hostel Old Map of Kazan;

  • - Hostel on Saidashev.


Kazan Airport. Terminal


From Kazan international airport to the city can be reached in the following ways:

  • 1) bus.

Before Kazan laid only one bus route, which runs every 20 minutes. The ticket price is 30 rubles. But to get to the train station and the bus station will have to go with transfers.

  • 2) Aeroexpress (electric train)

The only way between the airport and the railway station. The trip takes less than 20 minutes.

  • 3) car.

Getting to the city is possible by the Orenburg tract (R239 track).

  • 4) Taxi.

The airport has an official taxi company called TAXI-S.

Those passengers who arrived in Kazan airport for the first time may encounter some difficulties, associated with the movement on the territory of AEROCOMPLEX. Pre-worth to buy a special card, as well as stock up on a lot of patience, because a large number of terminals is not necessary pointers.


Kazan Airport. within


At the international airport Kazan you the following kinds of service and entertainment can be given:

  • - Bars, cafes and restaurants;

  • - medical Center;

  • - post office;

  • - Mother and child room;

  • - Currency exchange and a bank branch;

  • - All kinds of shops.


Kazan Airport. Inside. 2

Basic data:

  • The main international airport of Tatarstan.

  • Airport coordinates: latitude 55.61, longitude 49.28.

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

  • Country Airport location: Russia.

  • IATA airport code: KZN.

  • ICAO airport code: UWKD.

  • Internal code: KZN.

  • Based airlines: Ak Bars Aero (Ak Bars Aero), Kazan Air Enterprise (Kazan airline), Tatarstan Air (Tatarstan), Tulpar Air (Tulpar Air).


Kazan Airport on the map:


Contact details:

  • Email the airport: [email protected].

  • Airport Fax: +78432659162.

  • Airport management phone: +78432678753.

  • Airport information phone: +78432678807.

  • The mailing address of the airport: airport "Kazan", Kazan, Republic of Tatarstan, Russia, 420017.


Airport Kazan. Official site: http://kazan.aero/

Kazan Airport, official website

Kazan Airport on the map:

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01.02.2018 flew to St. Petersburg. I bought a pack of luggage headphones in a box. I thought I'd watch a movie on the plane. On the plane opened the box. And there - EMPTY. Thank you. The mood is SUPER !!! They managed to spoil it.

I would like just like the previous commentator to say about the baggage packing service at the Kazan airport. How many years I fly, I'm in different airports of the world and I can say with certainty the packing of luggage at our airport is one of the most expensive. Last time in December 2017 year was in Baku, there packing of luggage costs 180 rubles. And we already have 450 rubles. What we have what is polyethylene special?

Good afternoon!!! I would like to leave feedback about the service pack ,, ,, luggage. 29 April 2015 years I used this service for 350 rubles a pack a suitcase, 2 May 2015, I just took the suitcase already packed for 400 rubles. I would like to note - do not put up the price list (price list) for the service by asking the employee - to raise the price of 2 days, a clear answer, I did not get asked why there is no price tag, I was told that it is not


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