Basel Aero manages and oversees the airports of Sochi, Krasnodar, Gelendzhik and Anapa. Basel Aero is committed to renovating the airports’ infrastructure and introducing up-to-date technologies to ensure the best quality service for its customers. The overall annual passenger traffic of Basel Aero’s airports is currently 10 mln people.
- Established in 2007.
- Basel Aero serves 9,5% of the overall passenger and 3,5% of the overall cargo traffic in Russia.
- Passenger traffic of airport group for 5 years increased more than 50%. Attracted 50 new airlines to expand the geography of flights to 57 new destinations.
- Passenger traffic Basel Aero airports in 2014 grew by 25%, the amount of processed cargo and mail increased by 11%.
|Locations||Sochi, Krasnodar, Gelendzhik, Anapa|
One of Basel Aero’s major projects is the modernisation of Sochi International Airport ahead of the 2014 Winter Olympics.
Basel Aero has equipped the airport with a new state-of-the-art passenger terminal and is currently constructing a new boarding bridge and VIP terminal.
Between 2012 and 2014 Basel Aero also plans to renovate the airport’s cargo terminal and to construct a new terminal to serve government flights.
As a result of these efforts, Sochi International Airport will serve 3,800 people every hour during the Olympics, in full compliance with International Olympic Committee standards.
Basel Aero’s growth strategy also includes the development of Krasnodar International Airport into a major aviation hub for southern Russia. Basel Aero also places a strong emphasis on increasing the efficiency of its operations and expanding its geographic footprint.
|Management||Chief Executive Officer – Leonid Sergeev|
355, Evdokii Bershanskoi st., Krasnodar, Russia, 350912
Airport fully reconstructed by Basel Aero between 2005 and 2010. Equipped with a modern runway (3100 x 45 m).
Since its launch in 2010, the airport has served approximately 900,000 passengers and 10,000 flights.
Gelendzhik Airport was named as the Best regional airport in Russia in 2014 based on online passengers voting on the 1-st National Award "Air Gateway of Russia 2014" and won the second prize as "Best regional airport with passenger traffic up to 500 000 people per year».
|Capacity||140 passengers per hour|
|Development and Modernization||
One of the airport's key development projects is to construct a new passenger terminal with a processing capacity of 454 people per hour. The new terminal is currently in the design phase. The terminal is expected to be commissioned in late 2013.
Sochi International Airport
Sochi International Airport is one of the five leading Russian airports serves more than 5 million passengers a year, including guests and participants of the world's largest events: Winter Olympics 2014, Sochi Investment Forum, Formula 1, the Confederations Cup, ASEAN and many others.
The airport was founded in 1945. In 2010, the airport opened a new terminal with an area of more than 60 thousand sq. meters. Sochi airport is one of the most high-tech in Russia.
Airport serves over 40 airlines with routes to over 60 foreign and domestic destinations. Sochi Airport is one of the few Russian airports where the "open skies" mode operates.
Sochi Airport has repeatedly become the nominee of various awards. For the first time it was recognized as the best regional airport in Russia by the version of Business Traveler Russia and CIS 2016 and "The best airport in the world with a passenger flow of 2 to 5 million passengers per year" according to the Airport Service Quality (ASQ) survey of the International Council of Airports (ACI). It is included in the top 10 best airports in Russia and the CIS according to the results of the Skytrax research in 2016.
Domestic flights — 2,000 passengers per hour
International flights — 500 passengers per hour
|Development and Modernization||
In 2013 Sochi International Airport has finished an extensive modernization redevelopment in advance of the 2014 Winter Olympic Games. In 2010 the airport was equipped with a new passenger terminal, one of the most modern in Russia. The new terminal increased the airport's capacity from 900 to 1,600 people per hour. A new boarding gallery with 10 boarding bridge increased the airport’s capacity to 2,500 people per hour. During the Olympics the airport will be able to serve up to 3,800 people per hour.
In 2013 Sochi airport has started operation of special terminal for government flights and the new VIP-terminal.
|Employees||Over 1,150 people|
Krasnodar International Airport
Krasnodar International Airport (Pashkovskiy) is one of the largest airports in the south of Russia. The airport is included in 10 leading Russian airports in terms of the number of passengers served.
- The airport’s history dates back to 1932. Since 2007, it is part of the Basel Aero. Currently, it serves more than 30 airlines in 51 destinations, 24 of which are international. Krasnodar International Airport has served more than 3 million passengers in 2016.
- Over the past three years, Krasnodar was recognized as the "Best Regional Airport in Russia with a passenger flow of up to 4 million people" at the national award "Russia's Air Gate". It was awarded as a laureate of the award in the category "International Airport with a passenger flow of up to 4 million people a year" by the end of 2016. Airport received a four-star rating based on the results of a comprehensive study of the quality of the terminal infrastructure and passenger services of the airports of the Aviaport agency in 2015.
|Capacity||Domestic flights — 1000 passengers per hour |
International flights — 700 passengers per hour
|Development and modernization||
In 2009-2016 years. Basel Aero implemented a number of projects to modernize the Krasnodar International Airport, which significantly increased its efficiency:
Basel Aero plans to create a multimodal transport hub on the basis of Krasnodar airport, which combines aviation, high-speed and traditional rail, road and bus transport. This approach will provide additional comfort for passengers, as well as provide significant economic benefits. The project will increase the airport's capacity to 30 million people a year.
Anapa International Airport
Anapa International Airport is one of the largest airport in the South of Russia. Airport is a gateway of biggest children's resort where the number of tourists exceeds 4 million people per year. Anapa airport ranked among the Top 30 largest airports in Russia.
Anapa International Airport serves 24 airlines that conduct flights to 47 foreign and domestic destinations. Established in 1960 and operating international flights since 1993.
- Based on the results of 2015 and 2016, it is recognized as the best regional airport in the country with a passenger flow of up to 2 million people at the national award Russia's Air Gate.
- Airport serves as an aviation hub for Anapa resort city, Novorossiysk and Temryuk.
|Processing capacity||Total capacity of two terminals is 1100 passengers per hour
International flights — 60 passengers per hour
Basel Aero redeveloped one of the airport's runways in 2011. As a result of this renovation, Anapa International Airport is now able to accommodate aircraft including Airbus-319 and Boeing-737.
A new terminal of domestic flights was put into operation In July 2017. Area of the new terminal is 11 800 sq. meters. Investments in the project amounted to more than 1.4 bln rubles.