Novosibirsk Tolmachevo

Novosibirsk Tolmachevo Airport (Russian: Аэропóрт Толмачёво) (IATA: OVB, ICAO: UNNT) is situated in the town of Ob, 16 km from the center of Novosibirsk, an industrial and scientific center in Siberia and Russia's third largest city. There are two (3,600 m (11,811 ft) and 3,605 m) active runways in Tolmachevo Airport, along with 1 large passenger terminal with two connected sections (Section A for domestic flights (25,000 sq.m., 18 check-in desks, 2 jet bridges, capacity 1,800 PAX/hour) and Section B for international flights (27,000 sq.m., 14 check-in desks, 3 jet bridges, capacity 1,300 PAX/hour)), 2 cargo terminals and 61 aircraft stands. Runway 16 is equipped with an ILS CAT II, which enables aircraft operations in low ceiling (30 meters) and visibility (350 meters). The airport is situated in the middle of the route from some important East-Asian cities (e.g. Seoul, Shanghai, Hong Kong, etc.) to Europe which makes it attractive for cargo airlines to use it for refueling stops. It serves also as a diversion airport on Polar route 1. Tolmachevo is the busiest airport in Siberia and the sixth busiest airport in Russia. In 2015 the airport served 3,703,211 passengers (-6.4%) and handled 23,706 tons of cargo (-20.8%). Detailed data for years 2003-2015 is in the Traffic Statistics section below.

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Novosibirsk (Russian: Новосиби́рск; IPA: [nəvəsʲɪˈbʲirsk]) is the third most populous city in Russia after Moscow and St. Petersburg. It is the most populous city in Asian Russia, with a population of 1,473,754 as of the 2010 Census. It is the administrative center of Novosibirsk Oblast as well as of the Siberian Federal District. The city is located in the southwestern part of Siberia on the banks of the Ob River adjacent to the Ob River Valley, near the large water reservoir formed by the dam of the Novosibirsk Hydro Power Plant, and occupies an area of 502.1 square kilometers (193.9 sq mi).

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