Tolmachevo airport in Novosibirsk (2012) — photo report

Author of the report — Stepanov Glory

The largest Siberian airport Tolmachevo in Novosibirsk — the main transit hub in the Urals, serving the most important trends between Asia and Europe. Is the sixth in passenger traffic of Russian airports, behind Moscow, St. Petersburg and Yekaterinburg. The capacity of the international and domestic terminals of 2,550 people per hour.

Happy Birthday Tolmachevo considered to be July 12, 1957, when he was made the first passenger flight on a Tu-104 on the route Novosibirsk — Moscow.

In September 1992, the airport received international status.

Three years later, in 1995, completed the process of corporatisation of the airline.
Since 2004 JSC "Airport Tolmachevo" is a part of the "NOVAPORT."

The airport is located at the intersection of routes, coming from China and South-East Asia to Europe and from North America to India and Asia.

Tolmachevo airport terminal capacity to serve 1,800 passengers per hour on domestic flights and 750 — on international flights.

Airport’s route network includes more than 90 international and domestic destinations served by scheduled and charter flights.

From Tolmachiovo perform passenger flights of more than 40 Russian and foreign airlines.

The airport has two operating runways.

The first and the main runway 07/25 3602 m long and 60 m wide

In 2010, commissioned Runway 2 ICAO category II.
Runway 16/34, a length of 3600 m, a width of 45 m

The emergence of the new runway will allow the airport Tolmachevo to send and receive all types of aircraft without any restrictions on take-off weight, even in adverse weather conditions and made virtually all-weather airport Tolmachevo.

On the platform provides 62 parking spaces for aircraft operated by all types, 17 of which are equipped with centralized refueling aircraft, which has the performance of 900 m3 per hour, which allows you to make a Boeing 747 refueling for 40 minutes.

Along with the passenger at the airport Tolmachevo focus on cargo prevozkam.
In 2007, he joined a new intermodal freight terminal.

Airport receives and maintains all existing types of aircraft of domestic and foreign production with no restrictions on take-off weight, including the world’s largest passenger aircraft Airbus A-380, as well as cargo aircraft such as the Boeing 747-8F and AN-225 (Mriya ).

Flights to Novosibirsk on cargo planes perform several airlines, including both Russian carriers AirBridgeCargo, Aeroflot, the Volga-Dnepr Airlines, Yakutia, and foreign operators Air Cargo Germany, Cargolux, Air China Cargo, and others.

One of the objectives of the airport is to increase the market share of technical landings cargo aircraft flights following China, South-East Asia — Europe.

Negotiations with Yangtze River Express (My Cargo Airlines) on the use of Tolmachiovo as an item of technical landing.
It is planned to attract FedEx, UPS and other U.S. carriers.

Since August 2012 the airline Air China Cargo has renewed technical landing in Tolmachevo.

In Tolmachiovo can produce up to 40 takeoffs and landings per hour (subject to an average minimum safety distance of 3 minutes).

Tolmachiovo is a hub and base airport S7 Airlines.

It is planned that in the near future space Tolmachiovo international sector will increase from 11 to 30 thousand square meters. meters and the capacity will reach 1,500 passengers per hour

The same Tu-154


In October 2012 at the end of the forum World Routes 2012 at Abu Dhabi airport "Tolmachevo" was awarded the Forum World Routes Awards and among the top three airports in the CIS for the quality of services provided by the land.

Many thanks to the press service of the airport "Tolmachevo" for photo ops!
We froze for good reason! )

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