Magas

Magas Airport (Russian: Аэропорт "Магас" имени первого Героя России генерала С.С. Осканова), also known as Magas Oskanov Airport or Sleptsovskaya Airport, is an airport in the Republic of Ingushetia near Ordzhonikidzevskaya, serving the capital city of Magas and the largest regional city of Nazran. The name Magas comes from the medieval capital of Alania. The name is translated from Ingush as a Sun City. Prior to 1992 Magas Airport was a Soviet military air base. It is sometimes referred to by the title of Magas Oskanov Airport, in honour of Soviet General and MiG-29 pilot Sulom-Beck Oskanov.

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Magas

Nazran (Russian: Назра́нь; Ingush: Наьсара, Näsara) is a town in the Republic of Ingushetia, Russia. It served as the republic's capital in 1991–2000, until it was replaced with Magas, which was specially built for this purpose. It is the most populous town in the republic: 93,335 (2010 Census); 125,066 (2002 Census); 18,246 (1989 Census).

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