Kursk - East - the international airport of the city of Kursk , is located 7 km east of the city center.
|Kursk International Airport (East)|
|IATA : URS - ICAO : UUOK - Int . code : KUS|
|Operator||KP KO Kurskaerport|
Russian Air Force
|NUM height||+209 m|
|Timezone||UTC + 3|
|Working hours||03: 00-18: 00 UTC|
Monday to Friday 
Location of the airport on the map of the Central Federal District
- 1 History
- 2 Current status
- 3 Accepted types of aircraft
- 4 Performance Indicators
- 5 Route
- 6 Incidents
- 7 See also
- 8 Notes
- 9 References
Since 1940, the 48th long-range bomber aviation division was formed at the airport, whose regiments were located on the field airfields of the Kursk air hub.
From March 1958 to April 1961, the 178th air defense fighter regiment based on the MiG-15 and MiG-17 aircraft was based at the airport. The regiment was relocated from the Oreshkino airdrome ( Kaluga city) and performed air defense missions, being part of the 15th Guards Fighter Aviation Division before its disbandment  .
From April 1979 until its disbandment on May 1, 1998, the 472nd air defense fighter regiment was based on the MiG-23S aircraft at the airfield, performing air defense missions, becoming part of the 7th Air Defense Corps (from 1994 - the 7th Air Defense Division )  .
It is a joint airfield (used by both civilian and military aircraft), is allowed to receive and issue international flights.
Since May 14, 1999, the 14th Guards Fighter Aviation Leningrad Red Banner Order of the Suvorov Regiment named after A. A. Zhdanov of the Western Military District , which is armed with Su-30SM aircraft, has been based at the airport. The airport is called Halino - the name of the village of the same name Halino near the airfield.
Accepted aircraft types
The Kursk (Vostochny) airfield is capable of receiving IL-76 (1 flight per day), Tu-154 (1 flight per day), Boeing 737-500 (3 flights per week), Tu-134 , Sukhoi Superjet 100 (1 departure per day), Yak-42 , Tu-204 and other types of aircraft 3-4 classes, helicopters of all types. The maximum take-off weight of the aircraft is 190 tons. Runway classification number ( PCN ) 22 / R / A / X / T.
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|RusLine||Mineralnye Vody , Moscow (Vnukovo) , St. Petersburg|
Seasonal: Simferopol , Sochi .
- On January 9, 2015, an An-24RV aircraft of the Pskov Airlines (tail number RA-47697), flying LP1961 from St. Petersburg to Kursk, burst when landing 2 pneumatic wheels of the main struts. By this time, the liner had already extinguished speed, so the incident had no serious consequences. There were no injured among passengers and crew   .
- List of joint airbase airports in Russia
- List of airports in Russia
- Collection of aeronautical information. European part of the Russian Federation. FSUE CAI, 2013
- M.Holm. 178th Fighter Aviation Regiment PVO . Luftvaffe . M.Holm (May 30, 2019). Date accessed May 30, 2019. Archived May 30, 2019.
- M.Holm. 472nd Fighter Aviation Regiment PVO . Luftvaffe . M.Holm (January 6, 2013). Date of treatment January 6, 2013. Archived on January 6, 2013.
- Volumes of traffic through Russian airports in January-December 2014-2015 . Rosaviation . Date of treatment January 16, 2018.
- Volumes of traffic through Russian airports in January-December 2015-2016 . Rosaviation . Date of treatment January 16, 2018.
- Volumes of traffic through Russian airports in January-December 2016-2017 . Rosaviation . Date accessed August 9, 2019.
- At the airport of Kursk, the plane burst when landing . Regnum (January 9, 2015).
- In Kursk, when landing at the plane, the wheels burst . For each other (January 13, 2015).