ⓘ Khabarovsk Novy Airport

                                     

ⓘ Khabarovsk Novy Airport

Khabarovsk Novy Airport is located at the eastern part of Khabarovsk, Khabarovsk Krai, Russia. Khabarovsk Novy Airport was the main hub for the Russian airline Dalavia, which was shut down by the government due to large debts. Vladivostok Air replaced the role of Dalavia, and Khabarovsk was "upgraded" into a secondary hub for Vladivostok Air. Vladivostok Air was later merged into Aurora.

In 2015, Khabarovsk Novy International Airport carried 1.821.694 passengers.

A small airfield is adjacent to the west side of Khabarovsk Novy, and is known as Khabarovsk MVL малых воздушных линий, literally "Small Airlines". It handles charter and general aviation operations, and has a runway length of 960 m 3150 ft.

                                     

1. History

By 1931, hydroports in the area were not enough to serve the growing demand for air travel, and got the need to find a place to build a new airport. The first airport in the current location was opened in 1938. The year 1953 saw the Commissioning of runway with artificial turf with size of 2500 x 80m. On March 21, 1954 a terminal with a capacity of 400 passengers per hour was put into operations. In 1964 a new, larger terminal was built. In 1970 the airport was given international status and completed first charter international flight Khabarovsk - Osaka Japan: On board were the participants of the international exhibition Expo 70

                                     

1.1. History New Terminal Construction and further expansion

In 2016, the old, unfunctioning terminal was demolished, and on its site, the construction of a new terminal commenced, later. The new terminal is planned to be equipped by new air-bridges and escalators and it will be integrated with current Soviet-built terminal, which will be re-constructed in future after the new one will commence its operations. The new terminal is planned to serve domestic flights.

The new terminal construction is planned to be finished by the end of 2019.