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Kazan International Airport

Airport information
 Location of airport in Tatarstan
Airport typePublic
OperatorJSC "Kazan International Airport"
Elevation126 m (413 ft)

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Kazan International Airport ( , ); IATA: KZN, ICAO: UWKD) is an airport in Tatarstan, Russia, located 25 km southeast of Kazan. On current place and by current view the airport was opened in 1979. It has international statute since 1985. It was renewed to Millenium of city in 2005. It serves nearly one million passengers per year and medium- to large-sized airliners and has received visits from dignitaries including heads of states, premiers, and foreign secretaries. The terminal area parks 20 aircraft. The concrete runway is built upon an older, dismantled 3500 m runway.

The main terminal looking and equipped some old. A new modern business class terminals with other new infrastructures and also intermodal rail line of Aeroexpress (with Siemens Desiro trains) from city's centre has been built to 2013 Summer Universiade and 2018 FIFA World Cup to change an airport into a hub for 3 milliones of passengers by year.

A bus runs every hour from the bus terminal in Kazan to the airport. However this service is not available 24 hours a day.

The airport is still often called the new airport, because since 1979 till end of 1980s there was also a second airport for local air lines, Kazan-2 Airport within city. Instead of it, the main airport was situated in the same place within city since 1930s till 1979.

In other places of city there are an airfields of aircraft (Borisoglebskoye Airport) and helicopter built plants also.

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