Kurumoch International Airport
Kurumoch International Airport is the international airport of Samara
Samara, Russia
Samara , is the sixth largest city in Russia. It is situated in the southeastern part of European Russia at the confluence of the Volga and Samara Rivers. Samara is the administrative center of Samara Oblast. Population: . The metropolitan area of Samara-Tolyatti-Syzran within Samara Oblast...

, Russia
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 located 35 km (22 mi) north of the city. In 2006, it handled 1,218,954 passengers and 4,121 metric tonnes of cargo. The airport was the base of defunct Samara Airlines
Samara Airlines
Samara Airlines was an airline based in Samara, Russia. It operated scheduled and charter flights from Samara to destinations in Russia and other countries and charter flights to Austria, Cyprus, Greece, Israel, Spain, Turkey and United Arab Emirates...


Airlines and destinations

Accidents and incidents

  • On March 8, 1965, Aeroflot Flight 448 crashed shortly after taking off. All 25 passengers and crew on board were killed.
  • On March 17, 2007, a UTair Tupolev
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    Tupolev Tu-134
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     crash-landed killing seven people and injuring some 23 more.

External links

Kurumoch International Airport official website
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