Naryn Airport Panorama, Kyrgyzstan

Naryn Airport (Kyrgyz: Нарын аэропорту, Russian: Нарынский аэропорт) (IATA: none (НЫН), ICAO: UAFN) is an airport serving Naryn, the capital of Naryn Province (oblast) of Kyrgyzstan. The Russian IATA code for Naryn Airport is НЫН.

Naryn Airport started its operations in 1930s as a landing strip in Salkyn-Tör village in the outskirts of Naryn. The current runway and terminal were built in 1964. It is a regional class 3C airport. The runway 08/26 has a weight limit of 22 tonnes, and has no instrument landing facilities and operates only during daylight hours.

Naryn Airport has no customs and border control checks and serves only flights within Kyrgyzstan. Before the collapse of the Soviet Union, the airport played an important role in this mountainous region. Up until 2000, the airport had year-round links with Jalal-Abad, Kazarman, Osh and Bishkek. On July 16, 2013, Sky Bishkek resumed flights to Naryn from Bishkek on Tuesdays.

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