Ignatyevo Airport
Ignatyevo Airport is a large airport in Russia
Russia or , officially known as both Russia and the Russian Federation , is a country in northern Eurasia. It is a federal semi-presidential republic, comprising 83 federal subjects...

 located 20 km northwest of Blagoveshchensk
Blagoveshchensk is a city and the administrative center of Amur Oblast, Russia. Population: -Early history of the region:The early residents of both sides of the Amur in the region of today's Blagoveshchensk were the Daurs and Duchers...

. It services up to medium-sized airliners and conducts 24-hour flight operations. The civilian area parks 44 aircraft, with a military pad on the northwest side of the airfield, possibly for forward deployment purposes.

Airlines and destinations


On 8 August 2011, IrAero Flight 103
IrAero Flight 103
IrAero Flight 103 was a scheduled domestic passenger flight from Chita to Ignatyevo Airport near Blagoveshchensk, Russia. On 8 August 2011, the flight was operated by Antonov An-24 RA-46561. The aircraft overran the runway at Ignatyevo Airport by on landing and was written off...

, operated by Antonov An-24
Antonov An-24
The Antonov An-24 is a 44-seat twin turboprop transport designed and manufactured in the Soviet Union by the Antonov Design Bureau from 1957.-Design and development:...

RA-46561 overran the runway on landing. Of the five crew and 31 passengers on board, twelve people were injured.

External links

Blagoveshchensk Airport official website
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