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10 february 2022

Khrabrovo Airport Permitted to Operate Airbus A330-300 aircraft

Kaliningrad (Khrabrovo) International Airport was authorized to accommodate A330-300 and A330-300X aircraft. The corresponding order was signed on February 8, 2022 by the head of Rosaviation A.V. Neradko. The permission data has been entered in the Certificate of State Registration of the Kaliningrad Aerodrome. The Kaliningrad (Khrabrovo) Airport is fully prepared to service these types of aircrafts, and is able to provide qualified admission and release of the aircraft.

"The technical capacity of the airfield to accommodate any type of aircraft is vital for Khrabrovo. We are going step by step through the necessary procedures to obtain the necessary permits for the maintenance of aircraft. Further work in this direction continues. Our partners, including airlines such as "Aeroflot" or "Nordwind" that feature A330-300 aircrafts in their fleet, will be able to use these types of aircraft on the routes from Kaliningrad in the spring-summer season", - noted Alexander Korytny, general director of the Kaliningrad (Khrabrovo) Airport.

For reference: Airbus A330 - a wide-body passenger aircraft designed for medium and long range flights, equipped with two turbofan engines. It accommodates 295 to 440 passengers. Its maximum flight range is up to 11,300 km. The A330-300X is an enhanced version of the A330-300 (also in terms of range). In Russia, A330-300s are operated by Aeroflot, iFly, and Nordwind airlines.

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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. Passenger traffic of the airport in 2021 amounted to more than 3.91 million passengers.

photo: Sergey Kustov

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