31 december 2017Main news
On December 31, Novosibirsk Tolmachevo Airport reached a mark of five million passengers, including transit and transfer passengers, having served a record number of passengers in the history of the airport since the beginning of the year.
15 january 2016
Novosibirsk Airport Summed Up the Results of 2015
For the period of 12 months in 2015, NOVOSIBIRSK International Airport served 3,703,211 passengers. The number of passengers served on domestic routes made up 2,600,974 (+6.98% compared to 2014), on international routes – 1,102,237 (-27,78%).
Reducing the number of passengers at the Novosibirsk airport generally corresponds to industry trends and is caused by objective reasons, related to the economic and political situation, as well as the withdrawal of a number of airlines from the market.
2015 has shown a redistribution of air passenger traffic towards domestic routes. The largest growth of passenger traffic is noted on routes from Novosibirsk to Simferopol (+ 435%), Ufa (+267%), Samara (+ 221%), Blagoveshchensk (+123%) and Sochi (+113%). The demand for air transportation from Novosibirsk to the cities of CIS countries remained stable, the highest growth in passenger traffic was observed on flights to Karaganda (+1,645%), Ust-Kamenogorsk (+183%), Namangan (+42%) and Almaty (+20%).
Photo: Dmitry Tolmachev
Growth of passenger traffic on regional routes in 2015 exceeded 2014 figures by 14% and totaled 419,948 passengers. Number of passengers transported on flights operated under the government subsidy program on regional flights amounted 66 725 people (29% compared to the same period of 2014). The share of transfer passenger traffic increased up to 10.7%.
Following the results of 2015 NOVOSIBIRSK International Airport handled 41,724 aircraft movements, 3742 of which are cargo (+1% growth compared to same period of 2014).
For the twelve months of 2015, according to preliminary data, the airport handled 23,706 tons of cargo and mail.
In 2015, the airport's route network was expanded with a number of new international and domestic destinations, such as Thessaloniki, Phnom Penh (Cambodia), Seoul, Ufa, Noyabrsk, Talakan. Also, in 2015 S7 Airlines, a base airline of Novosibirsk airport, resumed flights to Munich. The frequency of flights on existing domestic routes was also increased. Due to the government subsidy program on regional flights the development of regional aviation was continued as well.
Photo: Nikolay Yenin
In 2016, the airport will continue to expand its route network. It is planned to open new regular flights to Shanghai, Issyk-Kul, Pavlodar, Mineralnye Vody and other cities. The list of subsidized routes from Novosibirsk to the Far East of Russia will increase from three to eight. Flight frequency to a number of destinations, such as Saint Petersburg, Simferopol, Sochi, Anapa and others, is also expected to increase.
NOVOSIBIRSK International Airport is the largest air hub in Russia east of the Urals on major transit routes between Europe and Asia. The capacity of domestic terminal makes up to 1,800 passengers per hour, while the international terminal capacity – up to 750 passengers per hour. The airport has two runways of ICAO I and II Categories.