This Tuesday Boeing 747-800 arrived in Yakutsk from Seattle for low temperature testing. As reported, it’s still at Yakutsk Airport. Currently, we have -40 degrees Centigrade.
Another Yakutia Airlines’ Boeing 737-700 NG has arrived at Yakutsk’s airport. The aircraft has performed flight directly from Budapest Franz Liszt International Airport, where it has been undergoing a preliminary maintenance at Aeroplex base, the airline’s press-service reports. “The plane landed in Yakutsk on Monday on a direct flight from the airport of Budapest, where he was on a special basis of preparation is a form of maintenance”, – said the agency interlocutor. According to her, the aircraft will be used for interregional and international flights. “The first…
Yakutia tends to require a special attitude, because everything is here special. Its land contains a lot of natural resources. To extract them from the ground, there must be special drilling rigs that appear to be specially large-dimensioned. How to deliver such huge machines from manufacturers located far away? Right, there must be a special huge transport. It should be nothing else, but the world’s largest ever serially-manufactured cargo airplane, Antonov An-124 Ruslan. Below, see 10 photographs of An-124’s landing at Yakutsk Airport on April 9, 2011. The…
YAKUTSK, March 21, 2011 — Today ALROSA Airlines’ cargo plane delivered 30 wood bison (10 males, 20 females) at Yakutsk Airport in Russia’s Siberian region of Yakutia from Edmonton, Canada. Direct flight lasted 8 hours. The plane landed at Yakutsk Airport at 01.00 pm. The temperature was -5C. Many officials and mass media representatives met the IL 76 cargo plane with Canadian buffaloes. Further, please, see more info, photos and video.
YAKUTSK, Oct. 09, 2010 — To celebrate the 85th Yakutia aviation anniversary, Yakutsk Airport arranged the air show that was announced in local newspapers as a real big show for all city residents. The airport was totally open between 10.45 am till 2 pm. Any person was allowed to enter the landing strip and see planes, airport vehicles and air show. The event resembled more a temporary outdoor aviation museum targeting kids and their parents. Local air companies and avia enthusiasts exhibited their planes.
Received a message from an Icelandic friend of mine. He wrote, «Yakutsk was on Icelandic News Channel this evening.» Later, he explained that it was the reportage about an Icelandic mechanic’ work at Yakutsk Airport. A representative of Iceland Air, that leased 5 Boing 737 planes to Yakutia Airlines, said in his interview, «It is -27, people are showing hospitality.»
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The 4th experimental SSJ-100 (№ 95004), that was conducting the flight on the route Ramenskoe (Zhukovsk Airport) — Novosibirsk (Tolmachev) — Yakutsk, stopped by at Yakutsk Airport at the end of February. See more pics.
This morning, at 7:30 am, at Yakutsk Airport the incident happened to Yakutia Airlines’ AN 24 plane that was about to fly to Olekminsk, South Yakutia. When it was running up on the runway to take off, undercarriage got suddenly closed. The vessel collapsed on its bottom. No victims, praise god. Just light fright. Btw, there was also a problem with the left engine. See more pics.