Strigino International Airport is an international airport located on the outskirts of the city’s Avtozavodsky District, 14 km (8.5 mi) southwest of city centre. This popular airport is responsible for serving the 3,281,000 residents of the Nizhny Novgorod Oblast. Strigino International Airport services the city of Nizhny Novgorod, Russia. And it is owned and operated by JSC “Nizhny Novgorod International Airport” and HC Airports of Regions. This international airport was started as a domestic airport on 23rd July 1923, and in 1933 it got its international status. Strigino International Airport is considered one of the top 25 busiest airports in Russia. It is also sometimes referred to as Nizhy Novgorod Airport. The best thing about the Strigino International Airport is that it has a VIP lounge reserved for use by officials and government delegation. And you must also know that this airport is well connected to the local area, and there are plans to connect the airport via a high-speed railway to Moscow, with the railway line stretching between Moscow and Kazan. Strigino International Airport is operating twenty-four hours a day, and the airport is capable of handling aircraft up to the size of an Airbus A321 or equivalent.