16 january 2020Main news

Tolmachevo Airport Passenger Traffic Increased by 838,000 in 2019 Tolmachevo Airport Passenger Traffic Increased by 838,000 in 2019

Last year, the Tolmachevo airport has served 6,747,151 passengers (+14.2%). The number of passengers on domestic flights has amounted to 4,903,212 (+14.5%), and on international flights to 1,843,939 (+13,3%).

28 october 2019

Tolmachevo Airport Switched to Winter Schedule

The winter schedule has become effective from 27 October 2019 and remain effective until 28 March 2020.

Photo by Nikolay Enin

Airport services have performed a set of actions to prepare ground facilities, mechanical equipment, buildings and constructions for flawless operation during the winter period.

The necessary volume of anti-icing fluids is ready for deicing in case of severe weather conditions of the winter season. All necessary chemicals for maintaining the surface of the airfield, consumables and spare parts for snow removal machines have also been prepared.

The staff of the airport have passed regular training, including training in special winter operating procedures. Tolmachevo airport services are ready for work in the winter season according to the applicable requirements concerning passenger service, aircraft, luggage and cargo.

In the coming 2019/2020 season, Tolmachevo airport will release an updated schedule: the airport will increase flight frequency to currently available destinations, add some new destinations and resume the seasonal routes.

Traditionally, Tolmachevo performs international tourist charter and scheduled flights to popular winter destinations such as Bangkok, Goa, Kamran, Utapao, Phuket, Sanya, Phu Quoc, Beijing, Seoul, Prague, Hong Kong, Urumqi, Harbin, Tokyo, Hefei, Munich and Dubai. AZUR air will start operating flights from Novosibirsk to Dubai. Nordwind Airlines will continue the summer programme with flights to Phuket, Bangkok, Utapao and Kamran and start flights to Surat Thani with Boeing 777 aircraft. S7 Airlines will continue regular flights to Kamran and Bangkok in the winter season and open new regular flights to Phuket.

Photo by Svetlana Balaeva

As for near abroad destinations, flights to Almaty, Baku, Dushanbe, Yerevan, Karaganda, Bishkek, Osh, Tashkent, Ferghana, etc. will continue in the winter season, the flight frequency to Nur-Sultan, Khujand, Ust-Kamenogorsk, Shymkent, Namangan will increase. S7 Airlines will continue operating flights to Bukhara and start flights from Novosibirsk to Pavlodar.

The frequency of flights from Novosibirsk to Chelyabinsk (up to daily), Perm, Samara, Yekaterinburg (three daily flights), Kazan, Ufa and Neryungri will increase if compared with the 2018/2019 winter season. As for regional destinations, the frequency of flights to Krasnoyarsk (up to three daily flights), Irkutsk, Omsk, Surgut, Nizhnevartovsk, Ulan-Ude, Novy Urengoy, Abakan, Tyumen, Bratsk, Talakan, Tomsk (up to daily), Noyabrsk will increase. As for the Far East destinations, flights to Vladivostok, Blagoveshchensk, Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk (daily), Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky and Magadan will become more frequent.

S7 Airlines continue operating flights to Anapa in the autumn-winter season up to the end of 2019. S7 Airlines also plans to continue flights to Novokuznetsk and Polyarny opened in summer, and to increase the number of flights to Krasnodar, Sochi and Mineralnye Vody.

Airlines continue operating flights subsidised within the programme of the state support for regional air transportation under RF Government Order No.1242: to Nizhny Novgorod, Gorno-Altaysk, Noyabrsk, Tomsk, Severo-Yeniseisk, Strezhevoy, Khanty-Mansiysk, Kogalym, Nadym, Kyzyl, Nizhnevartovsk, Novokuznetsk, Novy Urengoy, Perm, Surgut, Ulan-Ude and Ufa. S7 Airlines, NordStar, Uteir CJSC and Siberian Light Aviation (SiLA) will operate such subsidised flights. New regional flights to Barnaul, Kemerovo, Magnitogorsk, Ulyanovsk and Nizhnekamsk are planned in 2020.

All-year subsidy air transportation programme for children travelling to Okean All-Russian Children Centre, federal state budgetary educational institution, remains effective under RF Government Order No.215.

Photo by Svetlana Balaeva

Subsidy air transportation programme for special categories of passengers (including young people) from the Far East is effective from 01 January to 31 December 2019 under RF Government Order No.215. An additional category - the multi-child family, was added to the programme. Under this Order, the list of subsidised flights for Tolmachevo airport includes such destinations as Yakutsk, Vladivostok, Khabarovsk, Chita, Mirny, Polyarny, Magadan, Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky, Neryungri, Blagoveshchensk and Norilsk.

Tolmachevo airport actively develops terminal airport infrastructure and a comfortable environment for passengers. The reconstruction of the landside is coming to an end. The construction of a new terminal complex will begin in 2020. The projecthas to be completed by 2025. An estimated total area of the passenger terminal complex upon the completion of two construction stages should be more than 100 thousand square meters.

Tolmachevo airport continues to develop as a connection hub and offers suitable connections and comfortable environment for passengers waiting for their flights to the Far East, Eastern Siberia, Central Asia and China, as well as for passengers flying to the European part of Russia. The airport three daily connection waves of arrivals and departures for more than 2,300 options of transfer connections.

According to the results of the last year, transfer passenger traffic increased to 1.357 mln, which is 23% of total passenger traffic. It is planned to handle 6.7 mln passengers and increase transfer passenger traffic to 1.8 mln passengers.

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