Airport Nizhny Novgorod Strigino
Strigino Airport

Strigino airport Nizhniy Novgorod (Nizhniy Novgorod Strigino Airport). Official site. 


The international airport of Nizhny Novgorod Strigino is located at a distance of 18 kilometers south-west of the city center. It is one of the oldest in the country (the first flight was carried out in Moscow in August 1922 years). international status was assigned to the airport in 1993 year.

Strigino airport co-location is considered as jointly with civil aviation is based Regiment of Internal Troops of the Interior Ministry. He is also an alternate airport for the air hub in Moscow and the Moscow region.


Airport "Strigino" begins its history in 1938 year, when it was first built a dirt runway for receiving DC-3 BC and aircraft of a lower class. In 39-year airport 201-handed at the Squadron. During the war he was of strategic importance for the deliveries of military supplies.

Since 1957, "Strigino" has been equipped with one of the first in the country JVI - an auxiliary technology for the night landing of an aircraft. With the development of aviation, the airport management required and received new equipment to support flights. If earlier in the winter period the snow was not removed from the runway, but was compacted and leveled, then with the arrival of the Il-14 and Il-12 aircraft, there was a need for new equipment to maintain the airfield in the required condition. Then the runway had dimensions - 1600x60 m with an artificial combined surface.

In 57-year set up at the airport air traffic control. With 58-60-th of the year was carried out extensive reconstruction. The old runway was replaced with a new reinforced concrete (1900h49 m). In 59-year to build a hotel, fuel depots and railroad from Gorky.

Since 1960, the 148 squadron has been based at Strigino. From 67, regular flights to Leningrad, Moscow, and southern and Siberian cities began to be made from the airport. From 71, the 220 th squadron, which had a fleet of jet Tu-154, Tu-134, and turboprop An-24, was at the airport. 

The existing runway was extended by 600 m. And in 79, the airport was equipped with a modern complex of automatic landing aids and navigation systems. In 1991, the new runway was equipped (2805х45 m). Two years later, the airport received the status of "International". 

In Nizhny Novgorod, the 1992 United Air airline was divided into "Nizhny Novgorod Airlines" airport "Nizhny Novgorod" and the state enterprise "Air Navigation NN". On the basis of the assets of the bankrupt "Mann" in 2003 was formed of "Mann".

In 2005 it was deemed a loss, which stood 14,183 million. At the beginning of next year to make a profit - 824000 rubles, 2007 year - 13,679 million.

In 2011, it was decided that Strigino should become part of an airport holding established in the Russian Federation by the Renova group of companies. In the same year, the production and technical service completed the process of connecting the airport to the global information system for baggage search. 

In mid-May 2012, JSC "Airport Koltsovo" bought 75% stake in the airport "Nizhny Novgorod".



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On the territory of Nizhny Novgorod airport terminals are located as follows:

  • - Terminal serving passengers flying domestic destinations;

  • - Terminal serving passengers flying international routes;

  • - Business lounge serving of VIP-passengers.


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Inside the airport complex has its own hotel, where you can stay for the night.


In addition, the relative proximity to the airport are the following hotels:

  • - Hotel Russian capital;

  • - Hotel Avtozavodskaya.


From the international airport of Nizhny Novgorod Strigino up can be reached in the following ways:

1.     City bus.

Two bus lines are laid through the airport (№11 and №20). Ticket price is 15 rubles (fare can be paid in the bus).

2.     Taxi.

№29 №46 routes and go to the airport. The fare is also 15 rubles.

3.     Taxi.

To call a taxi or a special counter in the terminal building or in the parking lot near the airport.


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Currently it planned to create a Aeroexpress, which will provide a shuttle service from the airport to the railway station. The need for this type of transport is related to the conduct of the World Cup, which will be held in the year 2018.


At the international airport of Nizhny Novgorod Strigino you the following services can be offered:

  • - Access to wireless Internet Wi-Fi;

  • - a cafe;

  • - Office of the bank, ATMs, currency exchange;

  • - medical Center;

  • - Representation of the different airlines;

  • - the shops;

  • - Mother and child room;

  • - luggage office;

  • - post office;

  • - Maintenance of VIP-passengers, and more.


Noteworthy is the fact that the airport Strigino with 2011 has been connected to a worldwide baggage search system World Tracer, which helps to look for lost belongings of passengers around the world.


Basic data:

  • The international airport of Nizhny Novgorod.

  • Airport founded: 1940.

  • Airport coordinates: latitude 56.23, longitude 43.78.

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

  • Country Airport location: Russia.

  • Location: 15 kilometers southwest of the city center of Nizhny Novgorod.

  • Number of airport terminals: 1.

  • IATA airport code: GOJ.

  • ICAO airport code: UWGG.

  • Internal code: НЖС.

Accidents and accidents 

1. On May 24, 1962, 7 kilometers southeast of the Strigino airport, the engine of the Li-2 aircraft failed. As a result, the Armed Forces began to urgently descend and collided with ground objects. 20 people died.

2. On December 7, 2011, while landing, the Boeing 747-800 of the Orenburg Airlines rolled out of the runway. The liner operated the flight Hurghada - Nizhny Novgorod. None of the passengers and crew were injured. 

3.October 6, 2014, the airport authorities received a message about a bomb planted. An evacuation was carried out. 

4. On October 7, 14th, the Airbus A320 made an emergency landing. The cause was an engine failure that occurred immediately after takeoff. There are no casualties.

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Contact details:

  • Email the airport: [email protected].

  • Airport Fax: +78312943981.

  • Airport management phone: +78312560833.

  • Airport information phone: +78001000333.

  • The mailing address of the airport: airport, Nizhny Novgorod, Russia, 603056.


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