Islam Karimov Tashkent International Airport
Islom Karimov Toshkent Xalqaro Aeroporti
|Owner||Government of Uzbekistan|
|Hub for||Uzbekistan Airways|
|Elevation AMSL||1,417 ft / 432 m|
Islam Karimov Tashkent International Airport (Uzbek: Islom Karimov Toshkent Xalqaro Aeroporti - (IATA: TAS, ICAO: UTTT)) is the main international airport of Uzbekistan and the 3rd busiest airport in Central Asia (after Almaty International Airport and Astana International Airport in Kazakhstan). It is located 12 km (7.5 mi) from the center of Tashkent.
This ICAO Category II airport is the primary hub of Uzbekistan Airways, and is the largest international airport in Uzbekistan, and the busiest in Central Asia. The airport comprises two terminals: Terminal 2 receives international flights, Terminal 3 is for domestic traffic.
Terminal 2 was rebuilt in 2001, and renovations were completed in 2018. It has a capacity of 1000 passengers/hour and serves more than two million passengers per year. Other facilities include waiting lounges, CIP and VIP halls, restaurants and bars, currency exchange offices, duty-free shops, airlines ticket counters and sales offices, and a 24-hour pharmacy. The terminal operates at near maximum capacities; arriving passengers frequently spend an average of two hours completing customs and immigration formalities.
Terminal 3 opened in 2011 with a capacity of 400 passengers per hour. The two terminals are separated by the runway, requiring passengers transiting from international to domestic flights and vice versa to exit the airport in order to transfer between them.
The government of Uzbekistan is planning to relocate Tashkent Airport to a new site by 2030.
|Aeroflot||Mineralnye Vody, Moscow-Sheremetyevo, Saint Petersburg|
|Air Astana||Almaty, Astana|
|Avia Traffic Company||Bishkek|
|Turkish Airlines||Istanbul-Atatürk (ends 31 December 2018), Istanbul-Havaliman? (begins 1 January 2019)|
|Ural Airlines||Chelyabinsk, Krasnodar, Krasnoyarsk-Yemelyanovo, Nizhniy Novgorod, Rostov-on-Don (begins 11 December 2018),Sochi, Volgograd (begins 18 December 2018),Yekaterinburg|
|Uzbekistan Airways||Almaty, Amritsar, Andizhan, Astana, Baku, Bangkok-Suvarnabhumi, Beijing-Capital, Bishkek, Bukhara, Delhi, Dubai-International, Dushanbe,Fergana, Frankfurt, Istanbul-Atatürk, Jeddah,Kaliningrad, Karshi, Kazan, Khabarovsk, Krasnodar, Krasnoyarsk-Yemelyanovo, Kuala Lumpur-International, Lahore,London-Heathrow, Milan-Malpensa, Mineralnye Vody, Minsk, Moscow-Vnukovo,Mumbai,Namangan, Navoi, New York-JFK, Nizhnevartovsk, Novosibirsk, Nukus, Paris-Charles de Gaulle,Riga, Rome-Fiumicino, Rostov-on-Don, Saint Petersburg, Samara, Samarkand, Seoul-Incheon, Sharjah, Singapore, Sochi, Tel Aviv-Ben Gurion, Termez, Tokyo-Narita, Tyumen, Ufa, Urgench, Ürümqi, Vladivostok,Voronezh, Yekaterinburg, Zarafshan|
|Lufthansa Cargo||Almaty, Chongqing, Guangzhou|
|Silk Way Airlines||Baku|
|Turkish Airlines Cargo||Delhi, Hong Kong, Istanbul-Atatürk,Seoul-Incheon, Taipei-Taoyuan|
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