Airport in Uralsk: scheme, photo. How to get to Uralsk airport

Airport in Uralsk

Ak Zhol is an international airport in Uralsk of the Republic of Kazakhstan located near the village of Podstepnoye, in the West Kazakhstan region. The airline has two runways at its disposal:

  • artificial runway, reinforced with reinforced concrete, has a length of 2.4 kilometers
  • unpaved runway, 2.5 kilometers long. 

The class B airfield is capable of receiving aircraft with a takeoff weight of up to 120 tons such as Boeing 757, Tu-134, Yak-42, An-24 and other lighter aircraft, as well as helicopters of all types.
The airline serves cargo and passenger transportation both within the country and near and far abroad. International charter flights to Antalya, Istanbul, Sharjah and other foreign cities popular among tourists, as well as the main transportation within the country are carried out by the world famous airline Bek Air.

Airport today

According to media reports, the airport in Uralsk may soon stop air travel. The reason for this is the inconsistency of the runway with international standards. According to experts, the runway requires urgent overhaul. After being inspected by the UK Engineering Consulting Service, unevenness, numerous gouges, cracks and subsidence on the runway surface were identified. All this can lead to aircraft breakdown and be unsafe for passenger and cargo flights..

Service and services

The airport in Uralsk has a standard range of services for a comfortable and safe passenger service. On the territory of the terminal, there is a post office, ticket offices for air tickets, ATMs, and a currency exchange office. There are comfortable waiting rooms in the arrival and departure areas, a mother and child room, a left-luggage office, a medical center. 
For passengers traveling in a VIP class, there are recreation areas of increased comfort, as well as a meeting room with office equipment and free internet..
Round-the-clock security of the airport is provided by the local police department. There is a parking lot for personal vehicles at the station square..


A regular bus runs from the airport on route 12 «Airport - railway station». The route passes through the central streets of the city. City taxi services offer their services. Parking for private taxis at the airport is prohibited.

Photos of Uralsk airport