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18 january 2022

Khrabrovo Airport is Permitted to Service Boeing 777s

The Kaliningrad (Khrabrovo) International Airport has been authorized to accept Boeing 777 and its modifications. The corresponding order was signed by the head of the Federal Air Transport Agency (Rosaviatsia) A.V. Neradko. The admission data is included in the Certificate of State Registration of the Kaliningrad (Khrabrovo) Aerodrome.

A special Rosaviation commission checked the airfield's capability to receive the aforementioned planes. During the inspection, the commission found that all services involved in the maintenance of these types of aircraft have been trained and are ready to provide qualified admission and release of aircraft.

- Obtaining permission to accept Boeing 777 aircraft was a natural next step in our business. As we obtained the open skies regime of the seventh "freedom of the air," one of the priorities directions of the airport is the expansion of international destinations, - said the general director of the airport Alexander Korytny. - The new possibilities of Khrabrovo airport will guarantee a new impetus to airlines to cooperate with us. Maintenance of such planes will allow us to expand the geography of flights, increase passenger traffic and the volume of cargo transportation.

For reference: Boeing 777 is the largest twin-engine passenger aircraft in the world, designed for long-haul airlines. Aircraft of this type can accommodate from 305 to 550 passengers depending on the configuration of the cabins and have a range of 9,100 to 17,500 kilometers.

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The Kaliningrad (Khrabrovo) International Airport named after Empress Elizabeth of Russia is located 20 km north-east of the downtown of Kaliningrad. It has the status of a federal airport. The route network includes more than 25 regular flight destinations, flights are operated by 14 airlines. Passenger traffic of the airport for the 11 months of 2021 amounted to more than 3.6 million passengers.

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