Saratov Central Airport
Saratov Central Airport

Saratov Central Airport (Saratov Tsentralny Airport). Official site. 


Saratov Central International Airport is located within the city limits of the city of the same name. Currently, the airport is used in central Saratov more Russian airline "Saratov Airlines", flying to both the regional center of the Russian Federation, and beyond its limits.


First created in Saratov airport 1912 in place of the current street Navashin. At the present airport site was founded in year 1931. It was used as the conducting aerial works in c / agricultural activities. A little later erected a terminal that has allowed to maintain passenger air transportation.

In 33, patrol transportations on U-2 aircraft were opened. In 34, the Volga Territorial Administration opened a post-passenger line from Astrakhan through Stalingrad, Saratov, Samara, Kazan and back. Flights were carried out every day. Starting from 1935 and up to 41, Stal-3, Stal-2 and Р-5 aircraft carried passengers to Moscow. In April, the 35 of the year on the orders of the GU GVF created the 242-th aviation squad of special application. 

Since 36-year in SA formed a sanitary aviation unit of the U-2. AMSC also a meteorological station was opened this year, functioning so far.

During the war years, the airfield was operated to transport the A-7 airborne gliders to the front line. 

After the war, flights from Moscow took the airfield "Razboyshchina." As of 1949, the Li-2 aircraft operated flights to Moscow, Penza, Mineralnye Vody, Saratov, Kuibyshev, Kharkov. 

During 80-90-ies started to operate domestic flights in the A-410 aircraft in such settlements as Turks, Pugachev, Alexandrov Gai, Arkadak, Perelyub, Bakura, Ozinki, Perevesinka, Mountain, Balakovo, Balashov, Dukhovnitsky, Novokuznetsk, Bazarnyi Karabulak, Baltai. Flights existed until 1993 years, and then they closed.

airport Transfer

Since 80-ies discussed to move the "Central" Airport in the other place. At first it was assumed that the future will place military airfield in Engels, but later found out some of the circumstances that prevent the transfer. Firstly, it is a secret military base, since it deployed strategic bombers Tu-Tu and 95-160. Secondly, the environmental situation. From the idea was abandoned.

A little later, they began to consider options for building a new airport outside the city. In November 2007, an open competition was held, in which Progresstech LLC won. Three sites were considered as future locations:

1. Radishchevo.

2. Lead.

3. Saburovka.

In the spring of 2008, the choice was on Saburovka. The projected airport from the current one is at a distance of 20 km. By the middle of 2011, the land was bought out. October 10 2012 began the construction process. It is planned that the new airport will be ready this year or next year (2016-2017). At the moment, the project cost is 15 billion rubles. Additionally, 4 billion rubles will be allocated from the federal budget. The airline "Saratov Airlines" plans to remain on the old air terminal. The new airport will also be called "Central". 

In August 2013, the media reported that the revision of the project is planned. It is planned to change the runway surface characteristics. To the new airport are two roads.

As of 2015, construction work is underway on external communications, fiber-optic communication lines, and gas pipelines. The construction of water supply facilities was started. It is planned to commission the use of the radar airfield complex. 


Runway international airport strip Saratov Central



Saratov Central International Airport is asphalt concrete runway whose length is 2220 meters and width 42 meters. The airport can accept and handle absolutely all types of helicopters and airplanes 3 and 4 class, in particular An-24, An-72, Tu-134, Yak-40Yak-42, Bombardier CRJ-100 / 200 and lighter.


Infrastructure Saratov Central International Airport


Because Saratov Central Airport is the international airport status, is well developed internal infrastructure.


On the territory of the terminal and can be found in the immediate vicinity:

  • A cafe;

  • A restaurant;

  • retail stores;

  • Hotel "Airport";

  • Superior Room;

  • Room mother and child;

  • Department of luggage;

  • Guarded parking of vehicles;



When the need arises, you can also use the hotel complexes located outside the territory of the international airport:

  1. Hotel "snow leopard";

  2. Hotel "Jonas";

  3. "Star" hotel;

  4. Hotel "Venice".


Drive to the international airport Saratov Central can be on a personal road transport or using the public transport:

  • Urban public transport:

    • Bus route number 90;

  • Taxi:

    • Route number 13;

    • Route number 31;

    • Route number 45;

    • Route number 65;

    • Route number 89;

    • Route number 115;

  • Taxi.


Route Network International Airport Saratov Central



As of mid-year 2014, Saratov Central International Airport is working with two Russian airline - "Saratov airlines" and "Orenburg"As well as« Astra Airlines carrier Greek. " From the airport performs flights in the direction of Moscow, Yekaterinburg, Thessaloniki, Samara, Baku, Yerevan and other cities of the Russian Federation, as well as beyond it.


Basic data:

  • It serves regional flights to the city of Saratov in the Volga region.

  • Airport coordinates: latitude 51.57, longitude 46.05.

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

  • Country Airport location: Russia.

  • Number of airport terminals: 1.

  • IATA airport code: RTW.

  • ICAO airport code: UWSS.

  • Internal code: SRO.

  • Based airlines: Saravia (Saratov Airlines).


1. While refueling the An-24B aircraft in 1970, a fire broke out. The sun completely burned down. No harm done. 

2. On December 1, 71, during the landing approach, the An-24B crashed due to adverse weather conditions. All 57 people died.

3. On March 10, 1976, the An-24RV aircraft, while landing, landed on the end of the runway. Although the fuselage collapsed, there were no casualties.

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Contact details:

  • Email the airport: [email protected].

  • Airport Fax: +78452642552.

  • Airport management phone: +78452696507.

  • Airport information phone: +78452696243.

  • The mailing address of the airport: Zhukovskogo st., 25, Saratov, Russia, 410010.

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