Zhigansk Airport

Zhigansk Airport is a public airport that is located in and serves Zhigansk in Zhigansky District, in the Sakha Republic, Russia. It resides at an elevation of 89 metres or 292 feet above mean sea level, and can be found on the map with the coordinates 66°47′48″N 123°21′41″E (between 66.7965012 latitude and 123.3610001 longitude). The airport operates with an asphalt-surfaced runway designated 17/35 with a length of 1,100 metres or 3,609 feet. Zhigansk Airport has a designated IATA code of ‘ZIX’ and ICAO code of ‘UEVV’.

Zhigansk is a rural locality and the administrative centre of Zhigansky District in the Sakha Republic of Russia. The settlement is situated on the left bank of the Lena River, nearby the river’s tributary, the Nuora. Zhigansk is about 600 kilometres or 370 miles northwest of Sakha Republic’s capital, Yakutsk. It was founded as an ostrog in 1632, and gained town status in 1783. The town became the administrative centre of Zhigansky District in 1930, and was declared an ‘Evenk National District’ because of the large population of Evenks residing here. Aside from air travel, getting in and out of Zhigansk is possible by boat on the Lena River in summer, and by winter road also on the Lena in the months that the river is frozen. There is no year-round road access to and within Zhigansk.

Flights handled by Zhigansk Airport are operated by Yakutia Airlines, which flies to and from Yakutsk. Yakutsk Airport is a major airport in the Sakha Republic, serving more airlines and destinations than all the other airports in the republic. Yakutsk Airport accommodates Aeroflot, Aeroflot operated by Aurora, Alrosa Mirny Air Enterprise, Angara Airlines, Polar Airlines, Nordwind Airlines, S7 Airlines, Transaero Airlines, Ural Airlines, and Yakutia Airlines. The airport operates flights to destinations within Russia, as well as to Beijing, Seoul, Nha Trang, Harbin, and Tokyo.

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 Location Details

Longitude:123° 21' 41'' E
Latitude:66° 47' 48'' N

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