Airport history

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The 2010s

From 2011 to 2012

The Volgograd airport Director General was Gadzhiev Tagir Minetullakhovich, who was followed by Konovalov Sergey Ivanovich in 2012.

December 1, 2012

Volgograd International airport celebrated its 60th anniversary. In the same year, Golovin Alexander Nikolevich was appointed on the position of the Director general of the JCS «Volgograd International airport».

From April 9 to April 12, 2013

A contest entitled “Best employee – 2013” for operations services members was held at Sochi airport. The contest consisted of 5 nominations:  passenger inspection, aircraft inspection, aircraft cleaning, passengers check-in, luggage acceptance and drop off. Teams from airports of Gelendzhik, Krasnodar, Ufa, Sochi, Anapa and Volgograd took part in the contest.
Members of Volgograd airport staff took part in all 5 nominations. The main evaluation criterions  were speed and quality of the work performed.
Following the results of the contest,  the aviation security service tool the first place in nomination  “passenger inspection”. In the remaining 4 nominations Volgograd team was a prize winner, showing that they have a solid grounding of personnel and a high service grade.

October 29, 2013

Boeing - 767-200, which performed the flight on a route “Hurghada – Volgograd – Hurghada” arrived to the airport of Volgograd. It was the first landing of an aircraft of this type at Volgograd airport.

February 2014

Volgograd International Airport staff took an active part in meeting the 2014 Sochi Olympic Games guests.

April 2014

Rapidly growing passenger volume traffic and preparations for the World Football Championship in 2018 required the passenger complex enlargement. The construction of a passenger terminal for international airlines was launched.

August 17, 2014

A memorial plaque in memory of Volgograd squadron honored pilots was put at the entrance space of the domestic airlines terminal.

September 2014

The airfield complex reconstruction was launched. A new runway, with the estimated length of 2800 meters will be equipped accordingly to ICAO III category.

September 18, 2014

December 1, 2014

The low-cost carrier “Pobeda” aircraft landed at the Volgograd International airport. The first flight of the company was performed to Volgograd.

May 8, 2015

The Volgograd airport museum was opened.

May 8, 2016

The new international airlines terminal was launched in test mode. This event marked  final completion of construction.

July 21, 2016

New runway launch.

August 10, 2016

The new Terminal C inauguration ceremony took place at the Volgograd International airport.