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Manas International Airport Code FRU

Airport Codes

ZIP CODE 720061

Airport coordinates

LAT / LON 43°3'40"N / 74°28'39"E


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Station ID: UCFM
Observation Time: 23/04/2021 2:02 pm

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About Manas International Airport Code

Manas International Airport code is FRU. This IATA code of the airport is derived from the Soviet name of the city Bishkek–Frunze–where the airport is located at 637 meters above sea level. 

About Manas International Airport (FRU)

Manas International Airport (FRU) is one of the busiest aviation hubs in Kyrgyzstan with passenger traffic of more than three million annually. After replacing Bishkek Airport in 1975, this facility has only evolved with time. It currently serves as the gateway to Kyrgyzstan for the world out there. 

The United States and other countries have used Manas International Airport (FRU) as their military base. This led to quite a few expansion and development projects at the facility, which eventually transformed the airport into a state-of-the-art aviation hub. Manas International Airport (MLE) features luxury lounges, free on-site parking, and all other luxuries to help passengers experience a world of difference. 

Manas International Airport (FRU) Runways

Manas International Airport (FRU) is serviced by a single runway:

08/26 : 4,204 m  concrete surface

Manas International Airport (FRU) Terminal

Manas International Airport (FRU) is a single terminal facility. This terminal has undergone several renovations in the past decade. It now hosts multi-cuisine restaurants, lounges, gift shops, and other facilities. 

Nearest Airports to Manas International Airport (FRU)

Taraz Airport : 259 km 

Taldykorgan Airport : 396 km 

Kashgar Airport : 411 km

Shymkent International Airport : 480 km 

Namangan Airport : 550 km 

Andizhan International Airport : 555 km 

Osh International Airport : 597 km 

Fergana International Airport : 623 km 

Major Passenger Airlines Operating from Manas International Airport (FRU)


Air Astana 

Air Kyrgyztan 

Air Manas 

Avia Traffic Company 


China Southern Airlines 


Pegasus Airlines 

Qazaq Air 

S7 Airlines 

Sunday Airlines 

TezJet Airlines 

Turkish Airlines 

Ural Airlines 

Uzbekistan Airways

Runway Data

Name Length Width Surface Lighted
08-26 13,780 ft 180 ft Concrete 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.
  • Yes. You can use the free Wi-Fi facility at the airport.
  • The airport features luxury lounges, duty-free shops, ATMs, onsite parking, multi-cuisine restaurants, and currency exchange counters among other facilities.
  • You must check with the Materials Management Department as all unclaimed properties found at the airport and its vicinity are deposited here.
  • Yes. You need to carry a copy of your boarding ticket along with a government-issued picture ID.
  • 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.
  • Kindly get in touch with your respective airline.
  • 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.
  • 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.

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