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Sochi International

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Name Sochi International
Region Asia and Pacific
Territory Russian Federation RU.gif
Location Sochi, Krasnodar Krai
Coordinates 43° 26' 39.25" N, 39° 56' 36.03" E
Designator Length Width Surface ROPS
2/20 2200 m7,217.848 ft
49 m160.761 ft
CON yes/yes
6/24 2890 m9,481.627 ft
50 m164.042 ft
CON yes/yes

Observation URSS 161400Z 30005MPS 9999 FEW026 12/09 Q1012 WS ALL RWY R02/010070 R06/010070 NOSIG RMK R06/30007G11MPS MT OBSC QFE757
Station Adler
Date/Time 16 April 2019 14:00:00
Wind direction 300°
Wind speed kts
Lowest cloud amount few clouds
Temperature 12°C
Dew point 9°C
Humidity 81%
QNH 1012 hPa
Weather condition n/a

Sochi International Airport



Airport located in Adler District of the resort city of Sochi situated at the Black Sea coast in Krasnodar Krai, Russia.


Humid “subtropical” climate (Köppen climate classification Cfa) - characterized by hot, humid summers and cool winters. Significant amounts of precipitation occur in all seasons in most areas. Winter rainfall (and sometimes snowfall) is associated with large storms that the westerlies steer from west to east. Most summer rainfall occurs during thunderstorms.



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Airport Layout

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Accidents & Serious Incidents at or in vicinity of URSS

  • A320, vicinity Sochi Russia, 2006 (On 3 May 2006, an Airbus 320 crew failed to correctly fly a night IMC go around at Sochi and the aircraft crashed into the sea and was destroyed. The Investigation found that the crew failed to reconfigure the aircraft for the go around and, after having difficulties with the performance of an auto go-around, had disconnected the autopilot. Inappropriate control inputs, including simultaneous (summed) sidestick inputs by both pilots were followed by an EGPWS PULL UP Warning. There was no recovery and about a minute into the go around, a steep descent into the sea at 285 knots occurred.)