Vologda Airport
Vologda Airport

Vologda Airport (Vologda Airport). Official site.

Vologda Airport is located in 10 kilometers from the city of the same name and is the node serving regional air transport flights. Special stamp at the beginning of the activity of this airport is that even in 1862 year, the first held here in Russia test aircraft, but the first passenger flights from the airport have been committed only 1931 year.

Short story

In 1918-1920 years. near the village assembly held Kovyrin biplane type "Farman".

Passenger planes in the district for the first time appeared in 1931 year. By the year 1932 has established a system of regular service on the route Moscow - Arkhangelsk with landings in Vologda and Yaroslavl.

In wartime, the base of the airport's aircraft consisted of models of the Po-2, Yak-6 and C-1. In the post-war years, the fleet was equipped with An-2 aircraft, and by 1958, the Mi-1 helicopter and the Yak-12 aircraft were listed in the squadron.

Before 1978, the number of passengers was huge. Cargo turnover has also had an impressive performance. This overcrowding led to an overload of the terminal building, and a huge number of flights led to clashes aircraft dispatcher at the slightest miscalculation. Air traffic has been adjusted to the most remote areas and the villages of the area. On routes operated aircraft An-2 and Li-2.

Due to the inability of the old air terminal to cope with the volumes of passenger traffic in July 1978, it was closed.

The new terminal was commissioned in 1981 year. Vologda airline began to use the Yak-40. Helicopter fleet replenished machines model Mi-8.

Runway airport Vologda

Vologda Airport has at its disposal two small airstrips. The length of the runway is the least 625 meters and a width of it in 30 meters, here, as a coating used asphalt. The length of the second runway of the airport Vologda 1500 meters, its width 42 meters, and as a cover band used armobeton.

Because of these characteristics, Vologda Airport can take small airplanes, in particular this includes those of types like the An-24, An-26, Yak-40 and others, and besides, the airport can accept all types of helicopters. Maximum takeoff weight of aircraft engaged in flight from the airport of Vologda 50 tons.

Vologda Airport Infrastructure

Vologda Airport infrastructure is not well developed. On its territory there are:

  1. A cafe;

  2. Score;

The nearest hotels are located at a distance of 8 kilometers from the airport directly to the city of Vologda.

Get to the airport Vologda possible through the use of:

  • Urban public transport:

    • Bus route № 36, 16 cost rubles;

    • Bus route № 133, 16 cost rubles.

  • Taxi.

The route network of the airport Vologda

Vologda airport currently offers flights to Moscow, St. Petersburg, Veliky Ustyug and Cherepovets. There are plans to expand the number of routes to other cities of the Russian Federation.

Basic data:

  • Serves regional flights in north-west Russia in the city of Vologda.

  • Coordinates of the airport: latitude 59.28, longitude 39.94.

  • All times are GMT (winter / summer): + 4 / + 4.

  • Country Airport location: Russia.

  • The number of airport terminals: 1.

  • IATA airport code: VGD.

  • ICAO airport code: ULWW.

  • Internal code: IOT.

  • Basic airlines: Vologda Air Enterprise (Vologda Aviation Enterprise), Gazpromavia Aviation (Gazpromavia).

Vologda Airport on the map:

Contact details:

  • Email the airport: avia@vologda.ru.

  • Airport Fax: + 78712553686.

  • Telephone airport management: + 78712553643.

  • The mailing address of the airport: Airport, Vologda, Russia, 160015.

Airport Vologda. Official site: http://www.avia.vologda.ru/

Vologda Airport. Official site.

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