|Zvartnots International Airport|
Զվարթնոց Միջազգային Օդակայան
|IATA: EVN – ICAO: UDYZ|
|Owner||General Department of Civil Aviation of Armenia|
|Operator||Armenia International Airports CJSC, owned by Corporation America|
|Elevation AMSL||2,838 ft / 865 m|
Zvartnots International Airport (Armenian: Զվարթնոց Միջազգային Օդանավակայան) (IATA: EVN, ICAO: UDYZ) is located near Zvartnots, about 10 km west of Yerevan, the capital city of Armenia. An IATA airport code, also known an IATA location identifier, IATA station code or simply a location identifier, is a three-letter code designating many The ICAO (ˌaɪˌkeɪˈoʊ Airport code or location indicator is a four-letter Alphanumeric Code designating each airport around Yerevan (Երևան Երեւան or Երեվան ˌjɛrəˈvɑːn sometimes written as Erevan, Iravan, Erewan, Ayrivan, and Erivan Zvartnots (Զվարթնոց meaning celestial angels) is a town located in the Armenian province of Armavir, about 10 km west from Yerevan, approximately The term above mean sea level ( AMSL) refers to the Elevation (on the ground or Altitude (in the Air) of any object relative to the A foot (plural feet or foot; symbol or abbreviation ft or sometimes &prime – the prime symbol) is a non-SI unit The metre or meter is a unit of Length. It is the basic unit of Length in the Metric system and in the International A geographic coordinate system enables every location on the Earth to be specified in three coordinates using mainly a spherical coordinate system. A runway ( RWY) is a strip of land on an Airport, on which Aircraft can take off and land. A runway ( RWY) is a strip of land on an Airport, on which Aircraft can take off and land. A foot (plural feet or foot; symbol or abbreviation ft or sometimes &prime – the prime symbol) is a non-SI unit The metre or meter is a unit of Length. It is the basic unit of Length in the Metric system and in the International The Armenian language (hy հայերեն լեզու hajɛɹɛn lɛzu —, conventional short form) is an Indo-European language spoken by the Armenian An IATA airport code, also known an IATA location identifier, IATA station code or simply a location identifier, is a three-letter code designating many The ICAO (ˌaɪˌkeɪˈoʊ Airport code or location indicator is a four-letter Alphanumeric Code designating each airport around Zvartnots (Զվարթնոց meaning celestial angels) is a town located in the Armenian province of Armavir, about 10 km west from Yerevan, approximately Yerevan (Երևան Երեւան or Երեվան ˌjɛrəˈvɑːn sometimes written as Erevan, Iravan, Erewan, Ayrivan, and Erivan Armenia (Հայաստան transliterated: Hayastan,) officially the Republic of Armenia (Հայաստանի Հանրապետություն Hayastani The airport was built in 1961. Year 1961 ( MCMLXI) was a Common year starting on Sunday (link will display full calendar of the Gregorian calendar. The draftsmen of the airport included architects M. Khachikyan, A. Tarkhanyan, J. Sheqhlyan, L. Cherkezyan and designers H. Tigranyan, A. Meschyan, and constructor M. Arthur (Artashes Meschian (Արթուր Մեսչյան born March 3, 1949, Yerevan) is an Armenian rock musician singer composer artist Baghdasaryan. . The airport was renovated in the 1980s with the development of a new terminal area, in order to meet domestic traffic demands within the Soviet Union.
When Armenia declared its independence from the Soviet Union in the 1990s, the considerable growth of cargo shipments resulted in the construction of a new cargo terminal in 1998, with modern technical equipment that can handle about 100,000 tons of cargo annually . The Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (USSR was a constitutionally Socialist state that existed in Eurasia from 1922 to 1991
In 2001, a 30-year concession agreement for the management of operations at the airport was signed with Armenia International Airports CJSC, owned by Argentine-American company Corporation America, which is in turn owned by Argentine-Armenian businessman Eduardo Eurnekian. Eduardo Eurnekian is an Argentine-Armenian businessman who has built an almost $1 billion media empire in the 1990s and who is now the main owner of a consortium operating 76 airports As part of that agreement, Armenia International Airports CJSC committed itself to renovate and expand the airport in order for it to become a vital link for tourism and commerce between Asia and Europe, as well as to modernize its facilities and services.
As part of those commitments, renovation and expansion work began in 2004, culminating in the opening of a new international terminal on June 1, 2007, after 40 months of work. Events 193 - Roman Emperor Didius Julianus is Assassinated 987 - Hugh Capet is elected Year 2007 ( MMVII) was a Common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar in the 21st century. Yet another terminal is going to be built, housing passenger check-in counters and customs control. It is planned to open in 2011-2012.
In 2006, Zvartnots airport handled a total of 1,125,698 passengers, representing an increase of 1. 3% over the previous year.
In 2007, that number grew to 1,387,002 passengers, a 23. 2% increase over the previous year.
Currently, the airport's manager is Juan Pablo Guechigian.
Bus #201 connects the airport with the crossroads of Sayat-Nova and Mashtots streets in Yerevan. Yerevan (Երևան Երեւան or Երեվան ˌjɛrəˈvɑːn sometimes written as Erevan, Iravan, Erewan, Ayrivan, and Erivan Bus #108 also connects the city center with the airport. All departing passengers must pay the airport tax of 10. 000 AMD (approx. 30 USD) at the exchange booth before check-in.
In 2004 the construction of a new international terminal began, at a cost of $100 million USD. "MMIV" redirects here For the Modest Mouse album see " Baron von Bullshit Rides Again " It covers an area of 19. 2 thousand square meters and can handle 2 million passengers a year. The building of this terminal is part of the 30-year concession agreement signed by the Armenian Government and Armenia International Airports.
On September 14, 2006 the newly built arrivals hall was opened. JSC Alania Airlines (ОАО «Авиакомпания «Алания» is an Airline based in Vladikavkaz, Russia. WikipediaWikiProject Aircraft. Please see WikipediaWikiProject Aircraft/page content for recommended layout Events 81 - Domitian becomes Emperor of the Roman Empire upon the death of his brother Titus. Year 2006 ( MMVI) was a Common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. The new international terminal with its departures section was opened on June 1, 2007. Events 193 - Roman Emperor Didius Julianus is Assassinated 987 - Hugh Capet is elected Year 2007 ( MMVII) was a Common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar in the 21st century.
An additional investment of $100 million USD will be carried out until 2010. Improvements at Zvartnots will involve a total investment of €164 million for the next 30 years. Armenia International Airports CJSC has already allocated over 70 million to the first phase, which included a 19,200 sq m extension of the premises and a refurbishment of around 45,000 sq m.
Now that the first phase is complete, the airport boasts a 54,000 sq m runway and 45,000 sq m of building, of which the new terminal occupies 25,000 sq m area. In order to adapt to the forthcoming increase in visitors, new parking has been created, with capacity for 1,000 vehicles. Thirty-four international airlines will now operate from Zvartnots, connecting Yerevan and Armenia to the world’s most important cities, including London. London ( ˈlʌndən is the capital and largest urban area in the United Kingdom. Altogether around 60 routes will be scheduled to fly from Zvartnots.
In addition, the company has focused on improving visitor's comfort within the terminal. Arrivals hall capacity has been doubled to reach a volume of over 1,000 passengers per hour, and passenger management will be streamlined thanks to a substantial expansion of customs. Finally, the airport’s waiting areas and passenger service areas have been extensively renovated, together with the enhancement of the Duty Free shops’ and restaurants.
In order to comply with the international air regulations, Armenia International Airports has made a great effort to improve security at Zvartnots. Amongst other measures, 150 surveillance cameras have been installed at the airport, both inside the buildings and in open spaces.
The modernization effort has been significant, including the implementation of an innovative flight information display system (FIDS) as well as a new automated and biometric-identification system for baggage check-in and passenger control. All buildings are now also equipped with free Wi-Fi Internet connection.
|Year||2005 ||2006 ||2007 |
|Departing Passenger Traffic||546,000||562,825||698,614|
|Arriving Passenger Traffic||547,400||562,873||688,388|
|Total Passenger Traffic||1,111,400||1,125,698||1,387,002|
|Exported freight (tons)||3,701||4,080||3,515|
|Imported freight (tons)||5,418||5,196||6,489|
|Total freight (tons)||9,119||9,276||10,004|
|Aircraft movements (departure or landing)||6,897||6,746||7,953|