|WORLD AREA CODE||738|
|IATA METROPOLITAN CODE||TSE|
LAT / LON 51°1'19"N / 71°28'0"E
Station ID: UACC
Observation Time: 24/03/2021 12:00 am
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About Astana International Airport Code
Astana Airport IATA code is NQZ. This three-letter code is derived from the airport’s another name Nursultan Nazarbayev International airport (NQZ). QZ in this IATA code stands for Qazaqstan, which is the new spelling of the country where the airport is based.
Located at a height of 335 meters above sea level, Astana Airport is a major hub for Air Astana.
Astana Airport IATA code was TSE until June 8, 2020.
About Astana Airport (NQZ)
Astana International Airport (NQZ) is also known as Nursultan Nazarbayev International Airport. This primary international airport is located in the heart of Kazakhastan serving its capital city Nur-Sultan. It is one of the most important gateways into central Asia and also the busiest in the country with more than 5 million passenger traffic in 2019 alone.
Astana International Airport (NQZ) has two terminals and one runway along with maintenance facilities for cargo. This facility started operations in 1931 and has since undergone many transformations. It is named Nursultan Nazarbayev International Airport (NQZ) after its first president.
Astana International Airport (NQZ) is home to SCAT Airlines, FlyArystan, and Qazaq Air. Being one of the busiest airports in the country, it has now become a hub of cultural confluence and an important economic generator.
Astana Airport (NQZ) Runway
Astana Airport (NQZ) is serviced by a single runway:
04/22 3,500m (asphalt)
This runway is equipped with a category IIIA ILS system. This facility can handle operations of II-76, Antonov An-124 Ruslan, Boeing 747-400F, light aircraft, and helicopters.
Astana Airport (NQZ) Terminal
There are three terminals at the airport: T1, T2, and a business aviation terminal. T1 and T2 are two primary passenger terminals. A cargo maintenance facility is also available at the airport.
This facility is a base for Qazaq Air, FlyArystan, and SCAT Airlines.
Nearest Airports to Astana Airport (NQZ)
Ekibastuz Airport 270 km
Kokshetau Airport 287 km
Arkalyk Airport 326 km
Petropavi Airport 446 km
Omsk Tsentralny Airport 456 km
Pavlodar Airport 470 km
Balqash Airport 523 km
Zhezkazgan Airport 620 km
Major Airlines Operating from Astana Airport (NQZ)
China Southern Airlines
LOT Polish Airlines
|04-22||11,484 ft||147 ft||Asphalt||Yes|
Frequently Asked Questions
When should I reach the airport to board a flight on time?You should reach 90 minutes in advance before the departure of your domestic flight and 3 hours before the departure of an international flight.
Can I use the Wi-Fi facility at the airport?Yes. You can use the free Wi-Fi facility at the airport.
What facilities are available at the airport for me?The airport features luxury lounges, duty-free shops, ATMs, onsite parking, multi-cuisine restaurants, and currency exchange counters among other facilities.
Which department should I get in touch with at the airport to report the loss of articles?You must check with the Materials Management Department as all unclaimed properties found at the airport and its vicinity are deposited here.
Do I need to carry something to claim the lost property?Yes. You need to carry a copy of your boarding ticket along with a government-issued picture ID.
Can I avail medical facilities at the airport?Yes. The airport has a 24*7 medical center helmed by well-trained doctors and paramedics. In the event of a medical emergency, ambulances are also provided.
Who should I contact if my baggage is missing at the destination airport?Kindly get in touch with your respective airline.
Can I carry medicines to the airport?Kindly refer to your respective airline’s guidelines should you wish to carry medicines on board. It is advised that you carry your doctor’s prescription as well.
Who should I contact if I found any unattended item at the airport?For the safety of our passengers, we request them to not handle any unattended items. They are advised to inform about the same to the airport staff or security personnel.