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Direct flights to Shymkent (CIT)

Shymkent Airport - Airport code: CIT

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Non-stop flights to Shymkent (CIT)

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Last updated on: 06-13-2021

Shymkent Airport is the third largest airport in Kazakhstan. It is an international airport. In total there are 14 airports around the world that have direct flights to Shymkent, spread around 13 cities in 3 countries. Currently, there are 10 domestic flights to Shymkent.

Shymkent is mainly known for sightseeing & culture.

This month, there are 511 flights arriving at Shymkent Airport, which are 119 flights per week or 17 flights per day.

The most frequently departed flights to Shymkent are routes from Nur-Sultan (NQZ) in Kazakhstan and Almaty (ALA), also in Kazakhstan. These two routes together are operated 352 times this month, and make up for 69% of all monthly arrivals at Shymkent Airport.

The longest flight to Shymkent CIT is departing from Istanbul (IST). This non-stop flight takes around 5 hours and covers a distance of 1,291 miles (2,077 km).

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List of all direct flights to Shymkent

Below you can find a list of all cities and countries that have direct flights to Shymkent, ordered by popularity.

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Currently, there are 4 airlines that fly to Shymkent. Most flights to Shymkent are operated by Air Astana, as they connect 10 airports to CIT. That’s around 2 times as much as Scat Air, the second biggest airline in terms of operated flight routes to Shymkent. Below you can find the list of airlines that operate all CIT flights:

Business class flights to Shymkent

There are 3 airports that have flights to Shymkent in Business Class. All airports that offer business class flights to CIT are listed below:

Intercontinental flights to Shymkent

There are intercontinental flights to Shymkent Airport (CIT) from Europe, the Middle-East and Central Asia, as of June 2021.

* Please note that there are no direct services from the United States, Canada, Southern America, Central America, the Caribbean, Africa, Southern Asia, China, Japan, Eastern Asia, South-Eastern Asia or Oceania.

Non-stop flights from Europe to Shymkent

AeroflotAeroflot is currently the only airline flying non-stop from Europe to Shymkent. They fly seasonal from Moscow Sheremetyevo (SVO).

Non-stop flights from the Middle-East / Western Asia to Shymkent

Scat AirScat Air: seasonal flights from Istanbul (IST) and Ras Al Khaimah (RKT).

PegasusPegasus: seasonal flights from Istanbul (Sabiha) (SAW).

Non-stop flights from Central Asia to Shymkent

Air AstanaAir Astana: seasonal flights from Aktau (SCO), Aktobe (Aktyubinsk) (AKX), Almaty (ALA), Atyrau (GUW), Karaganda (KGF), Kostanay (KSN), Oral (Uralsk) (URA), Pavlodar (PWQ) and Semey (PLX).

Scat AirScat Air: seasonal flights from Aktau (SCO) and Almaty (ALA).

International flights to Shymkent

Russia
Flights from Russia to Shymkent

Moscow Sheremetyevo is the only city in Russia with direct flights to Shymkent. From Moscow Sheremetyevo, direct flights are offered by Aeroflot (SkyTeam). This is a seasonal route that starts in November and ends in March.

Turkey
Flights from Turkey to Shymkent

There are 2 airports in Turkey that have non-stop flights to Shymkent.

From Istanbul, direct flights are offered by Scat Air. This is a seasonal route that starts in June and ends in October.
From Istanbul (Sabiha), the only airline with direct flights is Pegasus. This is a seasonal route that starts in June and ends in October.

United Arab Emirates
Flights from United Arab Emirates to Shymkent

In United Arab Emirates, the only airport that has a direct connection to Shymkent is Ras Al Khaimah. From Ras Al Khaimah, direct flights are offered by Scat Air. This is a seasonal route that starts in June and ends in September.

Domestic flights to Shymkent

Kazakhstan
Flights from Kazakhstan to Shymkent

There are lots of domestic flights to Shymkent (CIT). 10 airports in Kazakhstan have direct flights to the airport.

From Aktau, you can fly non-stop with Air Astana or Scat Air. This is a seasonal route that starts in June and ends in October.
From Aktobe (Aktyubinsk), the only airline with direct flights is Air Astana. This is a seasonal route that starts in June and ends in October.
From Almaty, you can fly non-stop with Air Astana or Scat Air. This is a seasonal route that starts in June and ends in October.
From Atyrau, Karaganda and Kostanay, all direct flights to Shymkent are operated by Air Astana.
From Nur-Sultan, you can fly non-stop with Air Astana or Scat Air. This is a seasonal route that starts in June and ends in October.
From Oral (Uralsk), Pavlodar and Semey, all direct flights to Shymkent are operated by Air Astana.

Alternative airports near Shymkent

Flying to an alternative airport near Shymkent could give you other options to reach your destination. For example, the possibility to fly with a different airline or alliance, or finding a cheaper airfare. For this reason, alternative airports near to Shymkent (CIT) are listed below. The closest alternative airports are Tashkent (TAS) and Turkistan (HSA).

Frequently asked questions - FAQ

How many airports are there in Shymkent?

There is 1 airport in Shymkent: Shymkent Airport (CIT).

What is the best airport to fly into Shymkent?

The most convenient airport to fly into Shymkent is Shymkent Airport (CIT).

How many airlines fly to Shymkent?

There are 4 airlines flying to Shymkent from 14 airports around the world, as of June 2021.

Which airlines fly to Shymkent?

Air Astana, Scat Air and Pegasus operate most flights to Shymkent. To get a full overview of all operating airlines, please use the airline filter.

Which alliances are flying to Shymkent?

SkyTeam is currently the only alliance flying to Shymkent.

How many nonstop flights are there to Shymkent?

There are roughly 511 flights arriving at Shymkent every month (or 119 flights each week), from a total of 14 airports worldwide.

What is the official name of Shymkent Airport?

The official name of Shymkent Airport is Shymkent Airport.

What is the airport code of Shymkent Airport?

The airport code of Shymkent Airport is CIT.

What are the most popular flights to Shymkent?

Nur-Sultan, Almaty and Aktau are the 3 most popular routes to Shymkent. For a complete overview of all flight routes to Shymkent, please use our flight map.

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