The Kuril Islands bound for another flight

the Most popular of the routes connects the airports Mendeleevo on Kunashir and Shikotan on Krabozavodskoe. In this area will add another flight. Through the air to cross the Strait between neighboring Isles will be three times a week.

the Kuril program is recognized as one of the most effective

Regular flights between the Islands of the Kuril ridge – the Etorofu, Kunashiri and the Shikotan – will run from 29 March to 24 Oct 2020. To carry out their will on the Mi-8МТВ1.

the flight Duration between Kunashir and Shikotan is about half an hour, ticket price in one direction – from 2300 rubles. The same amount will cost on a flight between Shikotan and Iturup, though it’ll take twice as long. To get from Kunashir to Iturup island, need to hold at the helicopters a little over an hour. And the rate here is higher – 3100 rubles. These amounts include Luggage (20 pounds) and five kilograms of hand Luggage.

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flights from the airport Clear (Iturup) in Krabozavodskoe back and the helicopter will do on Mondays and Wednesdays, and then to the airport Kurilsk – only on Sundays. The schedule is tailored to convenient connections with flights from Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk. On Etorofu and Kunashiri from the regional center planes fly daily. And passengers have the opportunity on Mondays and Wednesdays for one day to get from Sakhalin to Iturup, Shikotan via, and on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Fridays from Shikotan to Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk via Kunashir.

Passenger flights between the Kuril and South Kuril areas launched in 2019 at the initiative of the government of the region. And between Kunashir and Shikotan helicopters started to fly two years earlier. This has increased the accessibility of the three Kuril Islandsof Islands, which is home to more than 17 thousand people.