Chita International Airport (Kadala) is a civil airport located in Zabaykalsky Krai 10km west of Chita, the capital of the Trans-Baikal region in Russia. It can accommodate all types of airliners. At present, there are nine air carriers that serve the airport: Aeroflot (Moscow-Sheremetyevo), Air China (Beijing-Capital and Hailar), Angara Airlines (Chara and Irkutsk), Hainan Airlines (Manzhouli), IrAero (Blagoveshchensk, Irkutsk, Khabarovsk, Manzhouli, and Vladivostok), NordStar (Krasnoyarsk-Yemelyanovo and Ulan-Ude), Globus-operated S7 Airlines (Moscow-Domodedovo and Novosibirsk), Ural Airlines (Moscow-Domodedovo and Yekaterinburg), and Yakutia Airlines (Yakutsk).
Chita International Airport has one terminal building.
Services and Facilities
A passenger travelling with a child under two years old need not to pay for the child’s ticket but there will be no separate seat provided for the child. Photo and video equipment, tape recorders, and radios are not allowed to be used on board. Those who do not have their boarding passes, who did not have their baggage and carry-on luggage checked-in, and passengers who are under the influence of alcohol are not allowed on board. Each passenger is entitled to bring a hand carry luggage with a maximum weight of five pounds. The airport offers baggage packing/sealing services. Unsealed/unsecured baggage will not be allowed on board. The free baggage allowance for each passenger is 0.5 × 0.5 × 1.0m, and each baggage must not exceed the 32kg limit. Airport personnel conduct pre-flight control measures to ensure the safety of all passengers and crew. Inspections include all types of luggage and the passenger’s clothing and shoes. Sharp objects like knives, scissors, screwdrivers, manicure sets, and the like are not allowed in the cabin, as well as hazardous substances, explosives, flammable liquids and substances, compressed and liquefied gases, oxidising substances and organic peroxides, poisonous and toxic substances, firearms and similar weapons, radioactive materials, corrosives, and toxicants.
Chita International Airport’s facilities are well-equipped to cater to all its passengers’ needs, providing comfort and convenience, as well as reliable services. While waiting for your flight, you can relax at the airport lounges provided for both passengers and visitors. There are TV monitors in the waiting rooms for your entertainment. The airport has business facilities where you can hold small meetings or do your work while waiting for your flight. You may access the Internet via Wi-Fi. There are ATMs throughout the terminal that accepts Visa International, MasterCard International, and more. There’s a medical centre located on the first floor of the terminal, on the left wing of the entrance that provides round-the-clock services like first aid. The medical centre is staffed with specialists who can arrange accompanied transfers to hospitals in case an emergency arises. A nearby hotel (18km from the centre of the city of Chita, 8km from the federal highway Moscow, and 500 metres from the Trans-Siberian highway) offers accommodations to passengers at competitive rates.