World Cup 2018 Part 3 – Yekaterinburg Airport: The third in our series of five entry airports for the World Cup 2018, this airport is located 16km Southeast of Ekaterinburg. It is the largest airport in Sverdlovsk Oblast and also serves the towns of Aramil, Sysert, and Polevskoy. It will be a major gateway for operators planning missions to Russia for the FIFA World Cup taking place between June 14 and July 15.
Yekaterinburg/ Koltsovo Airport
- IATA Code: SVX
- ICAO: USSS
- Latitude/ Longitude: N43-26.7 / E039-56.8
- Elevation: 768 FT / 234 M
- Magnetic variation: 14E
- AOE: Yes
- Time zone: UTC +5
- Operates: 24/7
Permits: Landing permits are required for private and non-scheduled flights
Slots: Slots are required for the period of the World Cup
Parking: Parking will be subject to availability. Airports may face shortages of parking spots considering the volume of operations throughout the World Cup so aircraft may have to reposition to another airport for parking
Alternative Airport: UUWW
Fuel: TS-1 is available
Visas: It is recommended to check visa requirements with your ITP as most nationalities require visas while travelling to Russia. However, crew visas can be obtained on arrival at this airport.
Non-EU nations that have bilateral agreements with the Russian Federation should contact their local Russian Consulate to confirm the VISA requirements.
Fan ID: This document is required to access the stadiums throughout the World Cup. Please visit Fan ID website to for more information https://www.fan-id.ru/
Check out the operational information for Sheremetyevo International Airport here:
For support with your operations to Russia and the World Cup 2018, contact UAS.