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“Armenia” international airports” CJSC
Yerevan “Zvartnots” airport

Yerevan “Zvartnots” international airport, the main air gate, was put into operation in 1980. Airport is located 10 km far from Yerevan. The geometric dimensions of the aerodrome runway are 3850x56m. According to the international criteria the aerodrome complies with “4D” class. The navigation system, installed in the aerodrome, provides 30x300m meteorological minimum conditions for landing, which complies with ICAO CAT II. In accordance with the RA legislation and international standards the aerodrome of “Zvartnots” airport is certified by the general department of civil aviation at the government of the Republic of Armenia. Aerodrome operational and technical parameters make it possible to operate Boeing-747, Airbus- 310, IL-86, ANT-124, IL-62 and low-class airplanes. In 1990s the considerable growth of air freight shipment resulted in the construction of cargo terminal which was put into operation in 1998 and provides possibility of handling about 100 thousand tons of freight annually. The modern technical equipment installed and operated in the cargo terminal, meet the present requirements for the acceptance, storage, customs registration and transportation of the freight.

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2003-2005 years
The surface of the aerodrome elements (runway, taxiway, apron) was repaired and the aerodrome lighting system was modernized: new system IDMAN was installed. The runway surface capacity was improved.

2007 year
The aerodrome rescue service was re-equipped: 3 modern fire trucks were acquired.

2011 year
The cargo refrigerating terminal was put into operation, the capacity of which is about 700m³.

2011 year
Airport new passenger terminal was put into operation, which fully complies with the international criteria and provides possibility of handling about 3,5 million passengers annually. In the new passenger terminal there are service halls for VIP passengers and official delegations.

2012 year
Presidential service building was put into operation.


Gyumri “Shirak” airport

Gyumri “Shirak” airport has been in operation since 1961 and is the second international airport of the Republic of Armenia. The geometric dimensions of the aerodrome runway are 3220x45m. According to the international criteria the aerodrome complies with “4D” class. The navigation system, installed in the aerodrome, provides 60x550m meteorological minimum conditions for landing, which complies with ICAO CAT I. In accordance with the RA legislation and international standards the aerodrome of “Shirak” airport is certified by the general department of civil aviation at the government of the Republic of Armenia. Aerodrome of “Shirak” airport is a civil aerodrome of joint base. Aerodrome operational and technical parameters make it possible to operate Boeing-757, Airbus- 319(320), IL-76, TU-154 and low-class airplanes. “Shirak” airport can be used as an alternate to “Zvartnots” airport.

2007 year
The surface of the aerodrome runway and taxiway “A” was repaired and the aerodrome lighting system was modernized: new system IDMAN was installed. The runway surface capacity was improved.

2013 year
The surface of aerodrome main taxiway, taxiway “B” and aircraft stands was repaired. From “Shirak” airport flights are carried out to a number of cities of Russian Federation.

Further information about Yerevan “Zvartnots” and Gyumri “Shirak” airports can be acquired visiting www.aia-zvartnots.aero website.