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Khrabrovo Airport
Аэропорт Храброво
IATA: KGD – ICAO: UMKK
Summary
Airport type Public/Military
Location Kaliningrad
Elevation AMSL 42 ft / 13 m
Coordinates 54°53′24″N 20°35′33″E / 54.89°N 20.5925°E / 54.89; 20.5925Coordinates: 54°53′24″N 20°35′33″E / 54.89°N 20.5925°E / 54.89; 20.5925
Runways
Direction Length Surface
ft m
06/24 8,202 2,500 Concrete
Statistics (2007)
Passengers 1,204,060

Khrabrovo Airport (Russian Аэропорт Храброво, German Powunden) (IATA: KGD, ICAO: UMKK) is located 24 kilometers (15 mi) north of Kaliningrad, east off the Zelenogradsk highway. The airport, part of which is still military, is a bare landing strip with few frills for passengers. In 2007 the airport had 1.204.060 passengers.

History

  • 1922 - Joint Russian-German joint venture Deruluft starts flights on first scheduled international route Königsberg (Devau airport) - Moscow
  • 1945 - Airport is transferred to Civil Air Fleet of USSR
  • 1961 - Joint Air Squadron formed at the basis of airport and airline
  • 1977 - Operations of Tupolev-134 begin
  • 1979 - Passenger terminal is built in Khrabrovo
  • 1988 - Tupolev-154s begin operations to Kaliningrad
  • 1992 - Enterprise separates from Vnukovo Production association and becomes independent entity
  • 1993 - First scheduled international flights begin. Two Tupolev-154s are purchased
  • 1997 - Air enterprise is renamed “Kaliningrad Avia”
  • 2001 - Air enterprise is in receivership
  • 2002 - Change of ownership structure. Transformation into Joint Stock Company
  • 2004 – Beginning of reconstruction of runway, apron, navigation equipment
  • 2005 – Air enterprise renamed “KD Avia”
  • 2007 - opening of the new terminal
  • 2009 - The "KD Avia" airline ceases its operations

Passenger numbers are also rising, and are set to rise even more with the introduction of more routes:

  • 2002 - 163,000
  • 2003 - 115,000
  • 2004 - 209,000
  • 2005 - 311,000
  • 2006 - 731,626
  • 2007 - 1,204,060
  • 2008 - 1,920,000

Airlines and destinations

Airlines Destinations
Aeroflot Moscow-Sheremetyevo, St Petersburg
Aerosvit Airlines Kiev-Boryspil
airBaltic Riga
Avianova Moscow-Sheremetyevo [begins 31 October]
Belavia Minsk
Globus Airlines Moscow-Domodedovo
Gomelavia Grodno, Gomel, Minsk
LOT Polish Airlines Warsaw
Rossiya St Petersburg
S7 Airlines Moscow-Domodedovo
Sky Express Moscow-Vnukovo
UTair Aviation Moscow-Vnukovo, Murmansk, Omsk, Saint Petersburg
Wind Rose Aviation Kiev-Boryspil

Mass transit serving the airport

The following city bus line connect the airport:

  • to Kaliningrad, No. 138 by Koenig-Auto (КёнигАвто); to Kaliningrad Main Bus/Railway Station.

The International Sector (terminal) is 3 km from the Domestic terminal. The bus does not serve the International Sector therefore it is advisable to have private transportation prearranged.



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General Info
Country Russia
ICAO ID UMKK
Time UTC+2(+3DT)
Latitude 54.890050
54° 53' 24.18" N
Longitude 20.592633
020° 35' 33.48" E
Elevation 42 feet
13 meters
Type Joint (Civil and Military)
Magnetic Variation 004° E (01/06)
Operating Agency MILITARY - CIVIL JOINT USE AIRPORT
Near City Kaliningrad
Operating Hours SEE REMARKS FOR OPERATING HOURS OR COMMUNICATIONS FOR POSSIBLE HOURS
Daylight Saving Time Last Sunday in March to last Sunday in October


Communications
KALININGRAD TWR
Opr HO.
129.425
KALININGRAD RADAR
Opr HO.
126.0
KALININGRAD METEO
Opr HO.
122.05
KALININGGRAD TRANSIT
Opr HO.
131.7
KALININGRAD GND
Opr HO.
126.0


Runways
ID Dimensions Surface PCN ILS
06/24 8202 x 148 feet
2500 x 45 meters
CONCRETE. 034RCXT YES


Navaids
Type ID Name Channel Freq Distance From Field Bearing From Navaid
NDB KR KALININGRAD - 840 3.0 NM 246.4


Supplies/Equipment
Other Fluids OX, Indicates oxygen servicing when type of servicing is unknown


Remarks
FUEL (NC-TS1)
OPR HOURS Opr 0600-1900Z++.



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