Sunday, October 11, 2009

Transport in Karakalpakstan

Air Transport

There are three airports in Karakalpakstan: Nukus, Muynak and Turtkul. In Muynak and Turtkul the runways are only able to take small aircraft.

Nukus City Airport has the capability of landing large passenger and freight aircraft. Flights to and from Tashkent (twice/three times a day) and to Moscow, St Petersburg and Samara in the Russian Federation (3-4 times a week).


Timetable for flights from Nukus to Tashkent

Uzbekistan Airlines has nonstop flights between Nukus and Tashkent.

Flight
Operational days
Departing
Arriving
Aircraft
HY1002
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday
10:35
12:50
IL-114
HY1006
Monday
15:55
18:10
IL-114
HY1004
Monday
20:20
21:55
A320
HY1008
Wednesday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday
20:55
22:30
A320
HY1010
Wednesday, Sunday
21:05
23:20
IL-114
HY1008
Thursday
21:45
23:20
A320
HY1008
Tuesday
21:55
00:10
IL-114

 

Timetable for flights from Tashkent to Nukus

Flight
Operational days
Departing
Arriving
Aircraft
HY1001
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday
07:10
09:55
IL-114
HY1003
Monday
07:50
09:35
A320
HY1005
Monday
12:30
15:15
IL-114
HY1009
Wednesday, Sunday
17:40
20:25
IL-114
HY1007
Tuesday
18:30
21:15
IL-114
HY1007
Wednesday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday
18:30
20:15
A320
HY1007
Thursday
19:20
21:05
A320

Road Transport

In Karakalpakstan there are 4,241 km of made roads and highways with almost all settlements within the republic being accessible by road.

Rail Transport

Railroads in the republic total 880 km total in length. The main railway from the east of Uzbekistan passing through Nukus onto Kungrad. The Chardjou-Kungrad-Beneu-Makat cargo railroad also passes through Karakalpakstan onto Russia and other European countries.


Communications

Karakalpak Telecom provide republic wide landline. Most post offices have nationwide and in Nukus in addition International Telephone Booths. Providers of cellular communication have good coverage in all built up areas.