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Minsk Airport - All Information on Minsk National Airport (MSQ)

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Minsk Airport

Мінск 220054, Belarus
+375 172 79 1300
+375 17 279 10 53 (Lost + Found)
N/A (Lost+Found)
+375 172 79 1768 (fax)
Minsk Airport - All Information on Minsk National Airport (MSQ)

Minsk National Airport (Belarusian: Нацыянальны аэрапорт Мінск), previously known as Minsk-2, is the main international airport in Belarus. The airport is located approximately 26 miles/42 km east of the capital Minsk. The nearest alternative international airport is Vilnius Airport (VNO) located 124 miles/200 km from Minsk Airport. The capital city of Belarus is Minsk.

This international airport is the only major airport in Belarus. It was renovated in 2014 and is mostly used by the national state-owned airline Belavia. In 2019, the airport handled 5,100,000 passengers.

Minsk National Airport carries the international airport code of MSQ (IATA) and UMMS (ICAO). The airport sits in an elevated location at 669 feet/204 meters above sea level at 53°52′57″ N and 28°01′57″ E.

Arrivals, Departures and Airlines at Minsk Airport

Airport Access

Minsk National Airport provides assistance to travelers with disabilities or reduced mobility (PRM). All passengers will be able to find assigned staff to help provide assistance to passengers with disabilities every day of the year, at MSQ Airport. Yet, it is highly recommended that any passenger who may require additional assistance contact the airline company or travel agency before arriving at the airport.

The dedicated staff at Minsk Airport can assist any passenger with all the necessary requirements, such as getting to and from the aircraft through the airport, getting to the restroom, purchasing food, beverages, or tax-free items.

The airport has the following equipment for handling passengers with special needs:

  • Specially equipped toilets, which are located on the entire territory of the air terminal area.
  • Wheelchairs, including folding wheelchairs, S-max wheelchairs, and a special wheelchair Columbia Aviator Series AisleMaster.
  • An ambu-lift, which is used for transportation and boarding of passengers with reduced mobility.
    Furthermore, to gain more convenience, passengers with disabilities can enjoy spacious panoramic lifts across the terminal area.

All travelers can easily get to and from Minsk National Airport by road. Travelers will find two highways (M2 and M4) between the city and the airport. If you are in central Minsk, simply take Praspyekt Nyezalyezhnastsi northeast, merging onto the M2 highway. Then continue along the M2 until you reach the airport. The travel time from the capital to the airport is approximately 40 minutes. Upon arrival at the airport, travelers will find a broad selection of car parking options to choose from, as Minsk Airport offers both long and short-stay parking in two guarded car parks, located just outside the terminal. Designated disabled parking is available opposite the terminal entrance.

Terminal Information

Minsk National Airport operates two runways, which is 11,942 feet / 3,641 meters long and 12,139 feet / 3,700 meters long respectively. The airport serves one terminal with four floors. Level 1 is the arrivals area, including a VIP section. Level 2 is the transfer section, level 3 is for departures, and level 4 is for transit. The terminal at Minsk National Airport has a pass-through function of 7,5 million passengers per year.
MSQ Airport has 6 departures/arrivals sectors, and 13 gates (loading gates). Gate 1-9 are for international flights, and gates 10-13 are used for handling flights to the cities of the Russian Federation.

Airport Information

All passengers at Minsk National Airport can acquire help information at the Information desk. This is situated on the 3rd floor in front of the check‑in desk no. 22 / no. 23.

ATMs are available at Minsk National Airport. Travelers will find a total of three ATMs at the airport. These are located in the following places:

  • Belarusbank: on the 2nd floor of the terminal building, left-wing
  • BPS-Sberbank: on the 2nd floor (near gate 1-2) and on the ground floor (near gate 3-4) of the terminal building

If you have lost an item or your baggage at Minsk National Airport you should stay in the baggage claim area and find the “Lost & Found” desk (at the arrival zone of international flights). Alternatively, you should find the airline representative of your flight or an employee of the airport, who is present in the baggage claim area. Then you will need to fill out a document for lost baggage in two copies. The Lost and Found Service will notify you about delivery once the item has been found.

Transport to and from Minsk Airport

There are a number of local and international companies offering car rentals at Minsk Airport.

Passengers will find regular-route buses, including no. 300Э and 173Э. Bus no. 300 runs regularly between the airport and the city center. The journey takes approximately 1 hour. There are also shuttle buses available, including no. 1400-TK and no. 1430-TK. The shuttle buses run between Minsk and Minsk National Airport. The Minsk airport bus stop is opposite Gate 5-6.

There is no direct train connection from Minsk National Airport to the city center of Minsk. However, once passengers get to Minsk by bus, taxi, or car there are excellent railway connections to take you to your further destination.

In addition, taxis are available at the airport. Visitors will find the taxi stand directly in front of the Arrivals Hall of the terminal. A taxi trip from Minsk National Airport to the city center costs between 30 BYR to 40 BYR and takes about 40 minutes.

Hotels near Minsk Airport

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Parking at Minsk Airport

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Additional Services and Amenities at Minsk Airport

At Minsk Airport you will find the usual array of bars and restaurants, airport lounges and shops.

Things to do in Minsk

There are a number of activities to suit all ages and interests in the region - see a selection of tourist activities in Minsk, Belarus.

Airport Contacts

Address: Мінск 220054, Belarus
Phone: +375 17 279-13-00
Phone (Lost & Found): +375 17 279 10 53
General Email: info@airport.by
Lost & Found Email: N/A
Official website: http://airport.by/en

Local Information

Drive on: Right
Electricity: 220V/50Hz
Plug Type: C, F
Currency: Belarusian Ruble

Services at Minsk Airport

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Lounges at Minsk Airport

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Duty Free Shopping at Minsk Airport

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Tourist Attractions in Minsk, Belarus

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