International airport "Urgench"
The state unitary enterprise the international airport "Urgench" began the existence in October 1923 and was in the city of Khiva under the name Khiva Aero station.
Existing at the beginning of the Soviet power in Khiva the airfield answered the purpose a little and therefore in due time ripened need to construct new airfield. According to instructions of the chief of East Bukhara and Khivan airlines No. 640 of May 13, 1926 the Khiva aero station was transferred to new Urgench.
In the fall of 1927 the district executive committee assigned 10000 rubles on construction of airfield and soon it was put in operation.
In 1968 the soil runway was replaced on artificial with an asphalt covering 2000 meters long.
In 1975 a runway increased to 2700 meters for Tu-154 aircraft reception.
In 1997 the runway, the platform and taxi paths was completely reconstructed. The new passenger terminal on reception and release of 300 air passengers in hour is constructed.
The airfield is equipped with the modern radio-electronic equipment and has opportunity to accept planes of all types.
Today there is a reconstruction of old air terminal under a new hall of an arrival which will be equipped in compliance to modern standards.
The airport is located in the north of Uzbekistan, accepts tourist groups from all over the world, works round the clock.
The international flights to CIS countries are performed from the airport – Moscow, St. Petersburg, foreign countries – Italy, France, Germany and Australia. Long-term contracts with airlines "S7 Siberia" and JSC Russia are signed.
The main objectives of the international airport "Urgench" are directly:
- opening of great opportunities for expansion of geographical of performance of passenger traffic;
- providing high degrees of safety and comfort of flight.
Productions/services of the international airport "Urgench" are:
- airport activities for ensuring land service of passengers;
- baggage processing;
- airfield ensuring flights and supply of aircrafts by fuels and lubricants and special liquids.
Schedule of citizens reception:
Alternate director - Kuryazov Xudaybergan Bardiyevich
Thursday from 08:00 to 11:00
State Unitary Enterprise International airport "Urgench"
Postal address: 220100, Uzbekistan, Khorezm Region, Urgench, airport
Reception: (8-362) 780 3236, Fax: (8-362) 226 42 66
Financial and economic department: (8-362) 780 3256
Service of the organization of transportations: (8-362) 780 3283
Work department with the personnel: (8-362) 780 3277
The militarized protection: (8-362) 780 3243
PDSP: (8-362) 780 3219
Information call center
Phone help airport: (8-362) 226 24 25