Tashkent airport: an overview

Uzbek capital Tashkent is located in a coup, one might say, a strategic place.In the Middle Ages through the city of the Great Silk Road, and now the sky above it crossed aerial roads leading to Europe, Asia, the CIS republics.Airports in Tashkent can be called the "Gates of the East" because they are a convenient platform for the various transit routes.In this article we briefly describe the hubs of the capital of Uzbekistan.There are several.They wear plain names: South, East and Sergeli.

international hub

Meets foreign travelers arriving in Tashkent South Airport.This hub has been certified by the ICAO (second category).Many airlines around the world choose the South as a platform for operations, and the local air carrier "Uzbekistan Airways" considers its main hub airport.The Hub was built in the distant seventies, but since then have repeatedly upgraded in accordance with international standards.Each year, the hub receives more than two million passengers.His band can take all types of ships of

any tonnage.South has three terminals: international, transit and serves local flights ("Tashkent-3").Thus, having arrived here, you can go to the ancient cities of Uzbekistan - Samarkand, Khiva, Bukhara.Passengers get on board in the gallery hub for air bridges.What is particularly nice, domestic flights adjusted to the international.Passengers do not need to worry that they will not have time on his plane to the regional center of the country.

Services international hub

unlikely that all airports are equipped with Tashkent as the South.Last reconstruction of the main terminal was conducted in 2001.Now there are all maintenance services required for the hub of this level.Passengers can relax in the lounges.In the right wing of the building located business and VIP-lounges.There are duty free shops, currency exchange offices, cafeterias, bars and restaurants, children's playgrounds.For passengers departing on early flights operated hotel.Parking around the clock, you can take the car in the long-term storage.In the main hall of the arrivals hall you will find many tourist offices.You can immediately buy a ticket to the rest homes, boarding houses and sanatoria of Uzbekistan, or book a tour to the sights of the country.

Where an international airport

Tashkent has long been included in the southern city limits.Therefore, it needs no special shuttles.To get to the main airport of the country is possible both by bus and by taxi.Unfortunately, the metro line has not yet reached out to the South.The nearest subway station - a "Oibek" and "Halklar Dustligi."Most minibuses and buses followed in residential areas or to different metro stops.To get to the Karavan Bazaar, select a bus № 94. The array Sergeli be number forty and taxi № 89. At the arrival hall taxi drivers are on duty around the clock.Payment is negotiable.In fact, such a carriage transport in Tashkent cheap, but the foreigner can request an inflated price.

plan for the reconstruction of the South

From the airport there are regular flights to major cities of the world.From here you can get to New York, Kiev, Moscow, St. Petersburg and other cities near and far abroad.The capacity of the main terminal - more than a thousand passengers per hour.Airline "Uzbekistan Airways" considers this airport as their mother "nests".In conclusion, I must say that the management hub cherishes big plans.Who is gradually being reconstructed terminal strips of the equipment.Eliminates deficiencies (such as insufficient number of windows passport control, which is why there are queues).It is expected that an international hub will decorate Tashkent.Airport whose photo and so looks impressive, soon to become a platform for transcontinental ships.

Sergeli

And what other airports in Tashkent?Sergeli located in a suburb of the capital of Uzbekistan.It is the oldest airport in Tashkent.It was founded in the fifties of the last century.Previously there landed Po-2 and Yak-18.But with the construction of the South Sergeli not become neglected.In 2010 there was a reconstruction of the bands.The airport operates solely for local air traffic.Also here are based engineering Mi-8 helicopters and planes An-2, which is owned by "Selhozaviaraboty."The hub is used as a training base for pilots "Uzbekistan Airways".

East

The airport of Tashkent city is the site of joint deployment of civil, military and experimental aircraft.He accepts and international flights - it made a customs and border control.With the year two thousand and seven owned airline "Uzbekistan Airways".This hub is able to receive only light aircraft up to the AN-22, AN-124 and IL-76, as well as helicopters.Then commit the landing and cargo overboard.In East based military unit 23229. Therefore, you can often watch the launch militarnyh aircraft.It operates in the hub and flight-test station GAO "TAPOiCH", which carries out test flights of Il-114-100.If we talk about the airport in Tashkent, it is from the East, Soviet soldiers were transferred to the war in Afghanistan.Located in the hub of the Tashkent region in Kibray area.