Baikal, Ulan-Ude Airport
Baikal, Ulan-Ude Airport

Ulan-Ude Baikal Airport (Ulan-Ude Baikal Airport). Official site.


The international airport of Ulan-Ude Baikal is located in 70 kilometers from Lake Baikal and 15 kilometers from the city of Ulan-Ude.

According to data for the year 2013, passenger international airport was more than 300 thousand people, in this year 2014 mark is projected to reach thousands 320 and 2017 in the year plans to reach the level of passenger traffic in 2 million in airport management.

Chronology of the formation and development of the airport "Ulan-Ude Baikal"

For the first time in the history of the territory of the Ulan-Ude aircraft landing implemented in 1925 year. This machine is running M. Volkov and assistant Polyakov carried out a long flight from Moscow to Beijing.

The first flights were made in August 1926 years. Transportation of passengers were sent to the city of Ulan Bator. Through the airfield were passenger planes from Moscow to Chita. This was carried out maintenance and refueling aircraft.

The construction of the airport itself began in 1931 on the left bank of the Selenga River. After that, the development of civil aviation in Buryatia began. The expansion of civil service took place until the beginning of the war. 

In 1966, the airport "Ulan-Ude Baikal" began to use new turboprop vehicles An-24. For the reception and maintenance of aircraft with a greater landing mass, a concrete runway was built in 1971. This allowed the use of IL-18 aircraft in the transportation of passengers. At the beginning of the 80-s was reconstructed. Were built parking for aircraft, as well as increased the length of the runway at 800 meters. 

From 1981, the airport Ulan-Ude Baikal began to accept large passenger airliners of the Tu-154 type. Two years later, they began to exploit the new airport terminal complex. At the end of the 80-s, a huge number of transit flights passed through the airport. The maximum number of passengers carried was recorded in 1990, the airport Ulan-Ude Baikal served 800 thousands of passengers per year. 

In the middle of 90-s, although there were problems with passenger traffic and the increase in prices for transportation, it was still possible to avoid bankruptcy and the closure of the Ulan-Ude air gate. In 2001, the company was divided into several independent companies. 

To improve the efficiency of servicing and receiving more aircraft at the Ulan-Ude Baikal airport, a modern runway restoration was carried out. A modern landing signal system was installed, which makes it possible to receive aircraft even in poor meteorological conditions. The name "Baikal" was given to the international airport of Ulan-Ude only in 2008.

Since the beginning of the summer of 2010, regular air traffic has been established between Ulan Bator and Ulan-Ude. It is worth noting that the airport was fully purchased in May 2011 by the company Metropol. This allowed to expand the geography of flights from the airport "Ulan-Ude Baikal". Thus, in October 2011, the first passenger flight to Bangkok was carried out. In the summer of 2012, new regular transportations of passengers to Beijing, Cam Ranh, Antalya were opened. 


Runway Baikal, Ulan-Ude International Airport



In its composition, Ulan-Ude International Airport has three runways at once, two of which are actively used. The length of the largest runway with a concrete coating is 2997 meters, and the width is 45 meters, and it is used mainly for large passenger airliners. The average length of the runway has a length of 2050 meters with a width of 100 meters, and as a coating, the prepared soil is used here. The length of the least runway and sedimentary strip of Ulan-Ude Baikal airport is 1365 meters with a width of 100 meters, here, as a coating, prepared ground is used.

In addition, there are 5 taxiways and runway capacity is about 6 departures per hour at the international airport of Ulan-Ude Baikal.


Infrastructure Baikal Ulan-Ude International Airport



The international airport of Ulan-Ude Baikal has a well-developed infrastructure, which attracts more and more co-operation of Russian airlines.

On the territory of the airport complex, and within walking distance from it are located:

  • Cafe "Dobrolet";

  • Supermarket "Titan";

  • Kiosk printed products;

  • Shops souvenir products;

  • Business Facilities;

  • Superior Room;

  • Department of luggage;

  • Room mother and child;



The private hotel at the international airport of Ulan-Ude Baikal is missing, but you can use the hotels and places of temporary stay in the city of Ulan-Ude:

  1. Hotel "Mergen Bator";

  2. "Baikal Plaza" hotel;

  3. Hotel "Buryatia";

  4. "Sakura" Hotel.


To get to the international Baikal, Ulan-Ude Airport can both on a personal road transport and use public transport services:

  • Bus route number 28;

  • Bus route number 55;

  • Bus route number 77;


Route network Baikal, Ulan-Ude International Airport


Ulan-Ude Airport Baikal 3434


As the first decade of 2014 years, with the international airport of Ulan-Ude Baikal cooperate 12 Russian air carriers represented since such airlines as "aeroflot","Icarus","PANH","IrAero","Ural airlines" and others. From the airport regularly flies to Moscow, Chita, Novosibirsk, Nizhneangarsk, Krasnoyarsk and other cities of the Russian Federation and beyond it - to Seoul, Beijing, Cam Ranh and others.


Basic data:

  • It serves regional flights in East Siberia, the Republic of Buryatia.

  • Airport coordinates: latitude 51.81, longitude 107.44.

  • GMT time zone (winter / summer): + 10 / + 10.

  • Country Airport location: Russia.

  • Number of airport terminals: 1.

  • IATA airport code: UUD.

  • ICAO airport code: UIUU.

  • Internal code: ULE.

  • Based airlines: Buryat Airlines (Buryat airlines), Panh Airlines (PANH).


Airport Ulan-Ude Baikal on the map:


Contact details:

  • Email the airport: [email protected].

  • Airport Fax: +73012227959.

  • Airport management phone: +73012227959.

  • Airport information phone: +73012227611.

  • The mailing address of the airport: airport, 10, Ulan-Ude, Republic of Buryatia, Russia, 670018.

Baikal, Ulan-Ude Airport. Official site

Baikal, Ulan-Ude Airport. Official site

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