Nizhny Novgorod International Airport

Nizhny Novgorod International Airport
Международный аэропорт Нижний Новгород
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Airport type Public
Operator JSC "Nizhny Novgorod International Airport"
Location Nizhny Novgorod
Elevation AMSL 256 ft / 78 m
Coordinates 56°13′48″N 043°47′12″E / 56.23°N 43.78667°E / 56.23; 43.78667
Direction Length Surface
m ft
06/24 500 1,640 Asphalt
15/33 600 1,969 Asphalt
18R/36L 2,805 9,203 Concrete
18L/36R 2,509 8,232 Asphalt
Statistics (2007)
Passengers (regular flights) 210,483UNIQ203ee1cf12aabce4-ref-00,000,006-QINU
Passengers (charter flights) 70,238UNIQ203ee1cf12aabce4-ref-00,000,009-QINU

Nizhny Novgorod International Airport (Russian: Международный аэропорт Нижний Новгород) (IATA: GOJICAO: UWGG) (sometimes referred to as Strigino Airport (Russian: Аэропорт Стригино)) is the international airport serving the city of Nizhny Novgorod, Russia. It is located on the outskirts of the city's Avtozavodsky District, 14 km southwest of city centre.

It was founded in 1936.

The civil terminal offers a very large apron that can accommodate 44 aircraft. The airfield supports 24-hour flight operations. Several Ministry of Interior Ilyushin Il-76 aircraft are based here. Lufthansa has a regular service to Frankfurt from this airport.



The airport can be reached by:

  • taxi
  • bus #11 - from Metro station 'Park kultury'
  • microbus (marshrutka) #29 - from Metro station 'Park Kultury'
  • bus#20 - from railway station

The Nizhny Novgorod - Arzamas railway line runs close to the airport, and the authorities are currently (2008) studying the feasibility of constructing a railway branch into the airport, and a train station there, with a view to running trains from there to Nizhny Novgorod's main railway station.[2]

Airlines and destinations

Airlines Destinations
Aeroflot Moscow-Sheremetyevo
Armavia Yerevan
Lufthansa Frankfurt, Perm
RusLine Moscow-Domodedovo, Yekaterinburg
S7 Airlines Moscow-Domodedovo
Ural Airlines Dubai
UTair Aviation Anapa, Baku, Moscow-Vnukovo, Mineralnye Vody, Samara, Sochi, St. Petersburg, Surgut, Yekaterinburg, Ufa


  1. ^ a b Пассажиропоток в аэропорту Нижнего Новгорода растёт (Growing passenger volumes in the Nizhny Novgorod Airport). The source quoted by the article is the operator's annual report. (Russian)
  2. ^ Горьковская железная дорога планирует организацию перевозок пассажиров из Нижнего Новгорода до аэропорта Стригино. (Gorky Railway is planning passenger transportation from Nizhny Novgorod to Strigino Airport). 20-May-2008 (Russian)

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