Aerodrom Knevichi of the Vladivostok International Airport is located 4,5 km northwest of Artyom town, 38 km northeast of Vladivostok city. Aerodrom Knevichi (Vladivostok) is an A class aerodrome (mountain).
Due to its economic, geopolitical and territorial importance, in 1992, Vladivostok became an international airport.
This is the base airport for Vladivostok airline "Vladivostok Avia". According to density of passenger traffic it takes one of the leading positions in the Far Eastern region.
Vladivostok airport accommodates following aircraft types: TU 154, TU-204, IL-62, IL-86, IL-76, AN-124, Yak-40, A-310, A-320, A-319, DS-10, B -767, B-757, B-737.
I - III class aircrafts are accommodated at the civilian sector of Knevichi military aerodrome.
The Knevichi airfield has two artificially covered take-off and landing strips: The first runway is 3500 meters in length and 60 meters in width, and has a PCN 44/R/B/X/T (mixed) surface covering; The second runway has a length of 2700 meters and width of 60 meters, with a PCN 28/R/B/X/T surface covering. There is a major taxiway connecting the ends of runway-1 with 8 connecting taxiways at the airfield.
There are 21 flying lines for I - III class aircrafts along the connecting taxiway-6.