Sochi Airport, Sochi International Airport
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Sochi International Airport
(IATA: AER, ICAO: URSS) (Russian: Международный Аэропорт Сочи) is an
airport located in Adler District of the resort city of Sochi, on the
coast of the Black Sea in the federal subject of Krasnodar Krai, Russia.
The operator of the airport is JSC International, which is part of the aviation holding company Basic Element Aero.
As of 2009, the airport is the ninth largest by passenger count in Russia, serving 1.485 million passengers, including approximately 105,400 international passengers. The airport serves Sochi, Russia's largest resort, as well as the surrounding area, which has a total permanent population of more than 700,000 people.
Here you'll find essential information on Sochi International Airport, including contact details, airport transfer facts, details of airport facilities, and how to get there.
Sochi International Airport is undergoing a process of complete modernisation and redevelopment ahead of the 2014 Winter Olympic Games, which will be staged in Sochi.
From Sochi, follow the M-27 south to Adler before turning onto the A-148. The airport is well-signposted from this point.
There is an information desk located in the international area of the terminal building (tel: (8622) 440 088).
Public transport description:
Bus: Route 124 runs directly from outside the terminal to Sochi central railway station (journey time: around 30 minutes). Several other local bus services link the airport with nearby Adler and neighbouring towns.
Taxi: The taxi rank is located at the front of Arrivals. Passengers are advised to negotiate their fare before entering the taxi – the average price into Sochi is around руб500.
A bank and a number of bureaux de change are located in the terminal building.
There is a post office in the terminal, and Wi-Fi Internet access is due to be made available as part of the upgrades in the near future.
The airport has a choice of cafés and bars.
There is a limited range of shopping outlets, including duty-free.
Left luggage lockers are available at the airport.
There is a family room.
Conference and business:
There is a VIP area and a luxury lounge. Meeting and conference facilities are not available at Sochi International Airport, but larger hotels in Sochi offer these services.
Sochi International Airport is on one level, making it accessible to wheelchairs. Specially adapted toilet facilities are available.
Short- and long-term parking is available outside the terminal building.
Car rental company Hertz Russia has an office at Sochi International.
There are no hotels on site, but accommodation choices are plentiful in Tunis and Carthage. The tourist office can help with bookings.
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