Chinggis Khaan International Airport (ULN)

Blooming like an exquisite flower in the heart of the Land of the Eternal Sky Mongolia is Chinggis Khaan International Airport serving Ulaanbaatar and other neighbourhoods. It is the main international airport in the country equipped with all necessary world-class amenities. 

It is currently known as Buyant-Ukhaa Central Airport (ULN). In 1958, the airport commenced international operations to Beijing and Irkutsk. The airport has ever since undergone many transformations some of which were to make the airport compliant with ICAO standards. It is named after Chinggis Khaan–the founder of the Mongolian empire. 

General Information about Chinggis Khaan Airport

The following table is an overview of Chinggis Khaan Airport indicated below:

AirportBuyant Ukhaa International Airport
Airport TypePublic
OwnerGovernment of Mongolia
OperatorCivil Aviation Authority of Mongolia
Hub forMIAT Mongolian Airlines, Aero Mongolia, Hunnu Air
Buyant Ukhaa Airport CodeULN
Buyant Ukhaa Airport TerminalsTerminal 1
Buyant Ukhaa International Airport Runway2
Buyant Ukhaa International Airport Coordinates47°50′35″N 106°45′59″E
Buyant Ukhaa Airport AddressRQX8+QWV, Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia
Official Website
Official Phone Number976 7128 7360
Elevation1,300 m / 4,364 ft

Chinggis Khaan Airport Code

Chinggis Khaan International Airport code is ULN. This three-letter IATA code is based on the name of the city Ulaanbaatar in Mongolia. Chinggis Khaan Airport (ULN) is located at a height of 1,300 meters above sea level. 


Chinggis Khaan Airport Map

The Chinggis Khaan Airport location Map is a useful tool for finding your way around the airport, and for planning your journey.

Chinggis Khaan Airport Terminal

Chinggis Khaan International Airport (ULN) features a single terminal building capable of handling passenger traffic of more than 1 million annually. 

In 1986, this terminal underwent an upgrade to accommodate international passengers. 

Chinggis Khaan International Airport (ULN) Runway

Chinggis Khaan Airport (ULN) is serviced by two state-of-the-art runways: 

14-3210,170 ft197 ftAsphaltYes
15-336,560 ft131 ftGraded or rolled earth, grass on graded earthNo

Nearest Airports to Chinggis Khan International Airport

Some of the closest airports to Chinggis Khan Airport are:

  • Mandalgobi Airport – 147.38 miles
  • Bulgan Airport – 166.14 miles 
  • Underkhaan Airport – 185.46 miles 
  • Kharkhorin Airport – 188.61 miles 
  • Khujirt Airport – 198.18 miles 

Airlines Operating from Chinggis Khaan International Airport

The following airlines operate from Chinggis Khaan Airport:

  • Aero Mongolia
  • Aerolift
  • Air Busan
  • Air China
  • Angara Airlines
  • Asiana Airlines
  • Eznis Airways
  • Hunnu Air
  • IrAero
  • Korean Air
  • MIAT Mongolian Airlines
  • SCAT Airlines
  • Tianjin Airlines
  • Turkish Airlines

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