Introduction of Sochi International Airport
Sochi International Airport (IATA: AER, ICAO: URSS) is an airport located in Adler District of the resort city of Sochi, on the coast of the Black Sea in the federal subject of Krasnodar Krai, Russia. It is among the ten largest Russian airports, with an annual passenger turnover of 5.2 million.
It is run by an international joint venture of Basic Element group, Sberbank and Changi Airports International. The capacity of the airport complex is 750 passengers per hour/ 2500 passengers per day. The terminal building has 3 floors with total area of 62,000 square meters and is one of the largest in Russia. The airport has 440 meters of corridor space and 10 boarding bridges for boarding and deplaning passengers.
It was the main gateway during the 2014 Winter Olympics. It served over 350,000 passengers on February 1–28, 2014. Over 2,800 tons of luggage was handled during the Olympic period.