Astana International Airport is the main air gate of the country, which serves 17 major airlines. Its airfield has been connecting countries of far- and near-abroad for many years.
The capital Airport is certificated with IIIA category of the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO). The installed modern equipment allows controllers to detect, identify and track aircrafts and buses on the tarmac, which are displayed on the monitor of the air traffic control tower dispatcher.
The airport is located 14 km from the capital of the Republic of Kazakhstan. Not so long ago, it won the title of one of the most modern and innovative air gate of the country, and this took place despite the fact that it is more than 80 years old. Today the airport has the new look of the passenger terminal designed by Japanese architect Kisho Kurokawa.
Astana International Airport receives all kinds of flights, emergency landing, the landing for technical reasons and refueling or turning is permitted on its territory.
Astana’s air gates fully meet international requirements to the scale and technical equipment of the airport. The airport uses only modern technology and modern dispatcher equipment.
The airfield operates around the clock. At any time, it is ready to accept even an unscheduled civilian flight and emergency landing for technical reasons, temporarily place the aircraft in a hangar. Due to the advantageous geographical location of Astana, its international airport is one of the most popular and the largest units to carry out technical fueling, freight and passenger traffic, connecting the Far East with Europe.