Irkutsk Airport Guide (IKT)

Airport info
Code: IKT
Shiryamov Street 13, 664009 Irkutsk, Russia

Irkutsk International Airport is situated 8km (5 miles) from the city centre. Irkutsk is in southeastern Siberia, 60km (37 miles) east of Lake Baikal in the Russian Federation.

No. of terminals: 2 Dialling code: +7
+7 3952 266 277

Irkutsk Airport is located in the centre of Irkutsk, southern Russia near Lake Baikal. Our Irkutsk Airport guide includes all of the crucial information about the airport, including contact details, a description of the available airport facilities, and accommodation options nearby.


There are no tourist information desks within Irkutsk International Airport. However, there are a number of tourist information offices within central Irkutsk including one located on Fridrikh Engles Street (tel: +7 3952 205 018;

Transfer between terminals

The two passenger terminals are within walking distance of each other.

Driving directions

From central Irkutsk head south easterly on Krasnokazachya Ulitsa and take a left onto Sovetskaya Street. Follow this route directly to the airport terminals. The total drive time from Irkutsk to the airport is approximately 12 minutes.

Public Transport

Public transport rail

Tram:Trams (trams 4 and 6) connect Irkutsk International Airport to the city centre. The journey takes around 30 minutes.

Public transport road

Bus: Buses and shuttles running between Irkutsk International Airport and the city centre, and its railway station, are frequent and cheap (from RUB15). The journey takes about half an hour.

Taxi: Taxis are available from Irkutsk International Airport, the fare to the city centre, about 15-20 minutes away, starts at around RUB350.

Terminal facilities


There is a bureau de change, bank and ATM facilities at Irkutsk International Airport.


There is a post office, internet café and telephone facilities in the terminal buildings.


Dining facilities include restaurants, cafés and bars, which can be found in the terminal buildings.


There are several small shops at Irkutsk International Airport, including newsagents and duty-free outlets for international passengers.


A left luggage service is available. For lost and found queries, contact the main airport information line (tel: +7 3952 266 277).


Other facilities include a first aid centre and a baby and parent room.

Airport facilities

Conference and business

There is a VIP lounge offering limited business services. The 4-star Baikal Business Centre Hotel (tel: +7 3952 259 333; provides business and conference facilities. It is located 10 minutes by car from Irkutsk International Airport, across from the Sib Expo Centre and has multilingual staff.

Disabled facilities

Facilities for disabled travellers are available in the international terminal. There are lifts and ramps, wheelchair-accessible toilets and reserved car parking spaces. Any passengers who may require additional assistance are advised to contact their airline before travelling.

Car parking

There are plenty of car parking spaces available at Irkutsk International Airport.

Car rental

None of the international car hire companies have representation in Irkutsk. If you are intent on hiring a car, do so through a local travel agency.


There is one hotel located on site at Irkutsk International Airport; however there is a much more varied choice in the city a short distance away.

Sun Hotel

+7 3952 255 910

Offering more Western-style accommodation, the Sun is about halfway between the airport and the city centre. Free Wi-Fi is included in the room rate, and rooms are en-suite. A full restaurant service is also offered.

Baikalskaya Street 295B, Irkutsk, Russia

Baikal Business Centre Hotel

+7 3952 259 333

Situated opposite the Sib Expo Center, this hotel is aimed at the business community, but it also endeavours to attract leisure stays, particularly at weekends. It has a good range of facilities including a fitness centre and travel agency.

Baikalskaya Street 279, 664050 Irkutsk, Russia

Hotel Vozdushnaya Gavan

+7 3952 266 104

Although primarily used by aircrew for their stopovers, the hotel is within walking distance of the terminals, and has recently re-branded itself as an option for general use. There is a luggage room, hairdresser and travel agency on the premises.

Shirjamov Street 6, 664009 Irkutsk, Russia
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