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Kurumoch International Airport


Samara, Samarskaya Oblast, Russia

City Samara Country/Region Russia (RU)

Airport (Aerodrome, Airfield)

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Latitude 53.5049 Longitude 50.1643
Time Zone +04:00 Phone Number +7 800 100-03-33

Kurumoch International Airport (IATA code: KUF, ICAO code: UWWW), also known as Kuybyshev International Airport before 31 May 2002, is a public international airport in Russia, serving Samara and  Tolyatti – the second largest city in the region. Located 35 kilometers (22 miles) north of the city and 7 kilometers (4 miles) northeast of village Kurumoch, the airport is notable for being the largest airport (by passenger traffic) in the Volga Federal District.  

Today, the airport consists of 1 cargo terminal, 1 VIP terminal (departure and arrivals), and 2 airport facilities. Terminal A, also known as the main terminal and the departure building, is the most widely used facility of the entire airport. Covering an area of 11,340 square meters, the terminal consists of 3 floors: the underground floor, floor 1 and floor 2. The main terminal serves as the departure for international and domestic flights (including baggage handling for departure flights) and as an air traffic control tower. Altogether, Terminal A has a capacity of handling 750 passengers per hour. The domestic zone has a capacity of serving 600 passengers per hour, whilst the international terminal can handle 150 passengers per hour. The VIP Terminal offers private check-in desks and a lounge area with standard entertainment systems. It can handle 50 passengers per hour.

In 2017, Kurumoch Airport served 2,649,426 passengers, a 26.6% increase from the previous year. Over 30 airlines made 12,959 departures to 43 destinations in 2017, in addition to 3,483 tons of cargo being processed at the cargo terminal. As of August 2018, the airport is ranked 13th in Russia by passenger count, with 2,092,064 after the 8-month period, an increase of 20.7% from August 2017 results.

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