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Sochi International Airport

Where is Sochi Airport?  

Russia's largest resort city, Sochi, is situated near the border with Georgia, sprawling for 145 kilometres (90 miles) along the Black Sea coast. Boasting a humid subtropical climate, Sochi has mild winters (4°-11°C/39°-52°F) and warm summers (16°-24°C/61°-75°F).

Sochi is poised to host the 2014 Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games. Sochi has also been named a 2018 FIFA World Cup host city.

For transportation during the games, also see Getting to/from Sochi Airport... with a little luck ♣ on our blog.

Sochi International Airport (IATA: AER, ICAO: URSS), also referred to as Sochi Adler Airport, or simply Sochi Airport, is located in Adler, about 30 kilometres (18 miles) southeast of Sochi, in Krasnodar Krai, Russia.

In 2012, Sochi Airport served 2,120,400 passengers, making it the 8th busiest airport in Russia.

Airlines that fly to Sochi Airport include Aeroflot, Air Moldova, Ak Bars Aero, Lufthansa, Nordavia, NordStar, Orenair, Polet Airlines, Transaero Airlines, Turkish Airlines, Ukraine International Airlines, Ural Airlines, UTair Aviation, Uzbekistan Airways, VIM Airlines, Yakutia Airlines and Yamal Airlines.

Cities with flights to Sochi Airport include Almaty, Dushanbe, Frankfurt, Istanbul, Kiev, Minsk, Moscow, Novosibirsk, St. Petersburg, Tashkent, Yekaterinburg, Yerevan, Tashkent, Tel-Aviv and Volgograd.

Your best option for a Sochi Airport transfer during the 2014 Olympics is a taxi. Details on all options are included in this guide.


 Other Items of Interest at Sochi Airport

Sochi Airport services include:

  • VIP lounge
  • Duty free shopping
  • Restaurants


Trouble understanding the flight information board in the airport? Try this Russian Flight Information Board Translation Guide

Additional Sochi Airport information may be found by visiting their official website below.

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Last Updated: 20 Aug 2023