Sochi Airport

The Sochi International Airport (Russian: Международный Аэропорт Сочи) is located in Adler District of the city of Sochi, on the coast of the Black Sea. The airport is the eighth busiest airport in the country, serving Sochi — Russia’s largest resort — as well as the surrounding area, which has a total permanent population of more than 700,000 people. Sochi is located 996 miles from Moscow, Russia.

Renovations to the airport in anticipation of the 2014 Winter Olympics are under way including a 3D facial recognition system that uses the geometry of a human face and it is capable of identifying a person while they are walking, as well as with facial obstructions, including sunglasses and hats.

Airlines: Aeroflot, Lufthansa, Air Moldova, Ak Bars Aero, Belavia, Gazpromavia, Izhavia, Nordavia, NordStar, Orenair, Pegasus Airlines, Polet Airlines, S7 Airlines, Saravia, Severstal Air Company, Somon Air, Tajik Air, Transaero Airlines, Turkish Airlines, Ukraine International Airlines, Ural Airlines, UTair Aviation, Uzbekistan Airways, VIM Airlines, Yakutia Airlines and Yamal Airlines.

IATA Airport Code: AER
Time Zone: +3.00 from GMT
Latitude: 43.45, Longitude: 39.93


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Sochi Weather

Sochi has a humid subtropical climate at the lower elevations. Its average annual temperature is 65.1 °F during the day and 52 °F at night. The summer season lasts six months, from May to October. In the coldest months — January and February — the average temperature is 50 °F during the day, and 37 °F at night.

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