Your Guide to Koltsovo International Airport (USSS)

Koltsovo International Airport


Global Information

Airport KOLTSOVO (Yekaterinburg) (IATA: SVX, ICAO: USSS) - international airport of federal destination. It is located at 16 km southeast of the city center. Koltsovo is the eighth airport in Russia in terms of the volume of services for local and international airlines.

Throughout its existence, the airport has been actively developing: in the period from 1950 to 2009, it handled about 130 million passengers, received and dispatched about three million tons of cargo.

At the moment, the airport has a capacity of 8 million people per year, and terminal area of ​​more than 80,000 square meters.

Accepting aircraft and Parking Areas

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The modern airport terminal complex includes spacious and technologically advanced terminals serving passengers on domestic and international flights (Terminals A and B), as well as a business aviation terminal (VIP terminal) for departing and arriving domestic and international flights. In general, the airport has 10 gates, 18 aprons, and 72 of all parking lots.

Koltsovo accept almost all wide-body aircraft, with the exception of the Airbus A380. As for light aircraft, accepting is only possible for the Fokker 50 and PC-12. (Means that only TBM-930 can be at the airport for IF purposes).

The cargo terminal can only B747-8 (with modifications) and An-124.

Runways specification

Runway Dimensions Heading Coverage
RWY-1 3004х45 076° - 256° Asphalt Concrete
RWY-2 3025х45 080° - 260° Cement Concrete

Both runways comply with ICAO Category I standards and are also equipped with OVI-1 lighting fixtures that are capable of handling aircraft of any size in any weather.


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All procedures require DME and some Radar Control. It is for this reason that they look unusual for many users in IF.

In order to use them, you need to have IRL charts. The best solution would be a free AIP (English is available)


Not included in the main:

Full accepted aircraft list

  • A300-600, A300B4, A310, A319, A320, A321, A330, A340, A350, A220
  • ATR-42, ATR-72
  • B727-200, B737-200, B737-300, B737-400, B737-500, B737-600, B737-700, B737-800, B737-900, B747-100 (200F, 300, 400, 8F), B757-200, B767, B777, B787
  • AVRO RJ-85 Series
  • BAE-146
  • CRJ-200
  • Embraer 120ER, Embraer 170, Embraer 190, Embraer 195, Embraer 145
  • Fokker 50
  • PC-12
  • RRJ-95
  • SAAB-2000, SAAB-340
  • Diamond DA-40, Diamond DA-42, DH-8-402, DH-6- 400, Epic LT, RV-10 and their modifications
  • An-12, An-124 (An-124-100), An-148
  • Il-18, Il-62, Il-76, Il-76T, Il-76TD, Il-86, Il-96, Il-114
  • Tu-134, Tu-154, Tu-204, Tu-204-100, Tu-204-300, Tu-204S, Tu-214
  • Yak-42, other types of aircraft of the lower class and helicopters of all types
  • MD11F


Thanks for reading, have a nice day! For any questions please contact PM.


Wow thanks

Given that Azimuth is planning to order the A220, I’ll rock that one to Sochi once we have the aircraft/livery

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