Minsk National Airport
Национальный аэропорт Минск
Natsional'nyy aeroport Minsk
|Opened||1 July 1983|
|Commander||Vyacheslav Khoroneko (head)|
|Time zone||EEST (UTC+03:00)|
|Elevation AMSL||204 m / 669 ft|
Sources: ACI's 2014 World Airport Traffic Report.
Minsk National Airport (formerly known as Minsk-2) (IATA: MSQ, ICAO: UMMS) (Belarusian: Нацыянальны аэрапорт Мінск, [natsɨjaˈnalʲnɨ aeraˈport mʲinsk]; Russian: Национальный аэропорт Минск) is the main international airport in Belarus, located 42 km (26 mi) to the east of the capital Minsk, geographically lying in the territory of Smalyavichy District.
On August 9, 2021, head of the airport Vyacheslav Khoroneko was put in the Specially Designated Nationals and Blocked Persons List of the USA. He got a punishment as a person who made it possible to land Ryanair Flight 4978 at the airport on May 23, 2021.
References[change | change source]
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