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The 19 largest airports and airlines in Kazakhstan

Further information is provided on the 19 biggest airports in Kazakhstan. At Almaty Airport alone, 24 airlines operate and serve flights to and from 45 destinations.

Out of the four airlines of the country we have listed biggest 4. Air Astana is leading here with a total of 69 flight destinations.

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The 19 biggest airports in Kazakhstan

ALAAlmaty AirportAlmaty2445
TSEAstana International AirportAstana1534
KGFSary-Arka AirportKaraganda46
CITShymkent AirportShymkent68
SCOAktau AirportAktau417
GUWAtyrau AirportAtyrau47
UKKUst-Kamennogorsk AirportUst Kamenogorsk36
AKXAktobe AirportAktyubinsk34
KSNKostanay West AirportKostanay33
KOVKokshetau AirportKokshetau22
DMBTaraz AirportTaraz24
URAUralsk AirportUralsk23
PWQPavlodar AirportPavlodar23
DZNZhezkazgan AirportZhezkazgan22
PPKPetropavlosk South AirportPetropavlosk12
PLXSemipalatinsk AirportSemey13
KZOKzyl-Orda Southwest AirportKzyl-Orda24
SZIZaysan AirportZaysan11
UZRUrzhar AirportUrzharn/an/a

Freight volume

In 2020, a total of 23.54 million ton-kilometers (= total mass transported in tons multiplied by kilometers traveled) of cargo was moved by air in Kazakhstan.

The biggest airlines based in Kazakhstan

The largest airline in the country with scheduled passenger traffic and in terms of fleet size is Air Astana. In 2019, it carried 5.06 million passengers. It currently has a fleet of 34 aircrafts. The main airlines for civil passenger traffic in Kazakhstan are:

IATANameCallsignFleet sizeDestinations
KCAir AstanaAstanaline3469
DVScat AirVlasta3233
IQQazaq AirSamruk525

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