The air gate of the capital of the Krasnoyarsk Territory, Krasnoyarsk International Airport is one of the most significant air hubs of the region, playing a huge role in the development of the trading and economic relations of the Territory. Krasnoyarsk Airport occupies an advantageous geographic position, being a strategic transit hub in the air links between Europe and Asia.
Today, there are 28 leading Russian and foreign airlines running their regular and charter passenger flights via Krasnoyarsk International Airport; its destinations network counts 63 destinations. The runway of Krasnoyarsk Airport was the first in Siberia to provide ICAO CAT II runway-holding positions (MK 109°/289°).
The runway condition, technical equipment and existing aircraft servicing technologies enables Krasnoyarsk International Airport to maintain over 50 types of passenger and cargo aircrafts, including Boeing-777, Boeing-767, Boeing-747, Airbus А-330, MD-11, An-124-100 and others.
In 2012, Krasnoyarsk Airport got certified under PART-145 International Standard of the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA).
In 2017, the passenger throughput of the airport reached 2,297,468 passengers.
On 26 December 2017, the new passenger terminal of the Airport was opened. It is a modern airport, fitted with high-tech equipment, ensuring safety and comfort of the passengers. Its area covers 58,000 sq. m., and its passenger acceptance rate varies from 2.5 to 5 million passengers per year. For the convenience of passengers, the new terminal is equipped with 6 jet bridges, 4 escalators, 21 elevators and 4 lifts. The interior design combines natural and cultural features of the peoples populating the Yenisei river basin.