Sochi International Airport

Sochi International Airport - Russian Aviation Insider

Sochi (Adler) International Airport / Photo by Fyodor Borisov /

City Adler District of Sochi (25km)
Local time UTC +3
Coordinates 43°26’55.4″N 39°56’31.3″E
Altitude above sea level +27.4m

Sochi International Airport, JSC a subsidiary of Basel Aero Managing Company, LLC
Approved aircraft types
An-12, -24, -26, -30, -72, -74, -124,-148; Il-20, -38, -62 , -76, -86, -96-300, -114; Tu-134, -154, -204, -214; Yak-40, -42Airbus А310 (-200, -300), 319, 320, 321, 330; Boeing В-707-320, -737 (200–800), -747, -757-200, -767; ATR 42, 72; DHC-8-Q400, Gulfstream IV; CRJ100, 200, Embraer 120, 145, 190; Falcon 900; Fokker 70, 72, 100; Saab 2000;other aircrafts of lower class and all types of helicopters
Designation – dimensions (m) – pavement – ICAO CAT
RWY1 06/24 — 2,890×45 – cement concrete – no data
RWY2 02/20 — 2,500×45 – cement concrete – no data
Terminal capacity (pax/hour)
domestic sector — 2,000, international sector — 500

International and domestic passenger traffic (thsnd pax)

International and domestic passenger traffic through Sochi International Airport in 2005-2015 - Russian Aviation Insider

Top 5 routes from Sochi in 2015 (% of total passenger traffic)

Five major routes from Sochi Airport - Russian Aviation Insider

Address: 354355, Sochi, А-355
Phone: +7 (8622) 40-00-84

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