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Platov Airport Guide

Whether you have a layover, overnight sleepover or you are just quickly passing through, our Platov Airport Guide is a great place to start planning your visit.  Here, you’ll find information on services and facilities available inside the airport – including details about airport lounges, WiFi, mobile charging points, lockers, 24-hour food options, nearby hotels, and everything in between.

ROV Airport Overview

To help you plan your layover or overnight sleepover, here is a quick run-down about what to expect during your time at Platov International Airport.

What to Expect

platov airport guidePlatov Airport (code: ROV) opened a new terminal in 2017 and handles domestic and international flights. You’ll find a decent selection of eateries, duty-free, and shops, and the good news is that everything is open 24 hours. Free WiFi helps pass the time. For added comfort while you wait, economy class passengers can pay to enter a lounge. See Airport Lounges in the guide below for location and access information.

Sleeping in Platov Airport

We do not yet have any sleep-related airport reviews.  For uninterrupted sleep, nearby hotels offer shuttle service for a fee. See the Airport Hotels section below for locations or read some traveller airport reviews for more tips.

Covid-19 Update

Some airport reviews and tips in this guide and elsewhere on the site were written before March 2020 and may no longer be valid. To help us keep this guide up-to-date, you can add or update information or write a review to submit airport tips and photos.

For more airport information continue scrolling down to explore more in our Platov Airport Guide.

In this guide we may refer to locations as “landside” and “airside”. Landside is the public area of the terminal located in the non-secure zone, before security. Airside is the secure area of the terminal that you must reach by going through security.  For more information on Europe’s Schengen Area, click here.

Airport Hotels

If sleeping in the airport sounds like a nightmare, there are hotels near Platov Airport:

With Covid restrictions constantly changing, we recommend that you confirm shuttle availability prior to booking and/or prior to your arrival.

  • Kapsul’nyy Otel’ “Taym Slip” – Capsule hotel at the airport.  Information is not available.  » Check Rates

For more options, visit Tripadvisor to see a list of hotels in nearby Novocherkassk, search deals and read traveller reviews.

Airport Lounges

Pay-per-use, Single Visit Passes & Lounge Memberships

Regardless of what class of service you are flying, there are lounges that you can enter through a lounge membership program. Visit the individual lounge page for more details about the lounge itself and to also find out how you can gain lounge access with just an economy class ticket!

Business Lounge – Locations: Domestic Terminal, Landside and International Terminal, Airside. Hours: open 24 hours. Lounge Access: Pay at the Door • Lounge membership programs.

Related Pages: Platov Airport Lounges

Airport WiFi/Internet

Free WiFi is available throughout the entire airport, connect to the “Free_ROV” network.

More Services, Facilities & Things To Do On A Layover At The Airport

ATMs / Cash Machines – Need cash? ATMs are available. Machines are operated Cner-Invest, Gazprombank, Sberbank and VTB. Fees may apply, so be sure to check your bank’s fee schedule and your daily withdrawal limit if you are travelling internationally. You may also want to notify your bank of your travel plans. Locations: 1st Floor Departures and Arrivals.

Baby Care Facilities – A nursing rooms is located in the airport. To gain access you must go to the medical station first and check your luggage at baggage claim.

Bank Services – Gazprombank has a bank branch at the airport. Location: 1st Floor, Arrivals. Hours: Unknown.

Currency Exchange – Donkombank Exchange Office provides currency exchange (Dollars, Euros and Pounds). Location: 1st floor, landside area, Domestic Sector. Hours: 24 hours.

Duty Free & Shopping – Duty Free is available 24 hours a day on the 3rd Floor, International Departures. In addition, there is a small variety of shops to pass the time including a Hudson News store. All shops are open 24 hours.

Family Services – A Mother and Child Room is available which offers a kitchen, a bedroom, a bathroom, washer and dryer, and more. This room is accessible to departing passengers with children aged 7 and under. Entry is free, but a passport and flight ticket are required for access to the facility. Location: 2nd Floor of the Terminal. Hours: Open 24 hours, but you may be limited to 3-4 hours during peak hours.

Food & Drinks – All of the restaurants/cafes are open 24 hours. You will find the following at the airport:

  • Landside: Coffeeshop (1st Floor) • The Cutlet (1st Floor) • Yummy (Landside, 1st Floor).
  • Airside: A Cafe (Domestic, 3rd Floor) • Cafe Bread Shop (Domestic, 3rd Floor) • Charter’s Pub Restaurant (Domestic, 3rd Floor • International, 3rd Floor).

Information Desk – A Tourist Information Center is available. Location: 1st Floor, Landside. Hours: 9:00AM – 6:00PM.

Luggage Storage & Lockers – Luggage lockers are available. Location: 1st Floor of the Terminal behind the escalators. Rates:

  • Standard size: 100 RUB/hour and 300 RUB/day.
  • Oversized (including strollers, musical instruments, etc.): 200 RUB/hour and 600 RUB/day.

Good to Know: items unclaimed after 30 days are destroyed.

Luggage Wrapping – Protect your bags from theft and damage by having your bags wrapped in plastic. Location: 1st Floor of the Terminal. Rates: 500 RUB for a standard size bag and 650 RUB for a bag measuring more than 50x50x100.

Medical Services – If you feel unwell or injure yourself, a medical center can be found on the 1st Floor of the Terminal. Hours: 24 hours.

Mobile Charging – At the time of this update, we did not have any information about mobile charging availability. If you know, click here to update this airport guide.

Pharmacy – Bawa Pharmacy can be found on the 1st Floor, Landside. Hours: 24 hours.

Rest Zones – There are no dedicated sleeping areas, quiet areas or rest zones. If this information has changed, click here to update this guide.

Showers – Not available.

SIM Cards – A reader has asked us to include where to buy SIM Cards. If you know, click here to update this airport guide.

Airport Hours

The airport is open 24 hours.

Airlines

Platov airport is served by the following airlines: Aeroflot • Azimuth • Belavia • Czech Airlines • flydubai • Nordstar • Nordwind Airlines • Pobeda • Red Wings • Rossiya • S7 Airlines • Smartavia • Turkish Airlines • Ural Airlines • Utair • UVT Aero • Uzbekistan Airways • Yamal Airlines.

Airport Transportation: Getting To/From The Airport

Bus

ROV airport is connected to the city center with Bus No. 700. The bus runs 24 hours a day. Between 8:00AM and 11:00PM the bus runs every 30 minutes, outside these hours it runs every hour. At the time of this update, bus fare is 100 RUB and the ride takes approximately 1 hour and 10 minutes.

Car Rentals

The following companies offer car rental services at the airport: Avis and Rent Motors.

Car Sharing

The following companies offer their services at the airport: Best Car City Car Sharing and Deli Mobil.

Hotel Shuttles

See also Airport Hotels above.

Taxis

Taxi services at the Platov airport are provided by Taxi Aeroservis.

Last updated: 2022-03-22

This guide is for informational purposes only to assist with your planning.  All information, including rates and hours, are subject to change at any time without notice.   The information in this airport guide is based on information collected and/or received from the airports, lounges, hotels, transportation providers and their web sites. We are not representatives of any of the above mentioned service providers. To report errors or to add/update any items mentioned in the guide: update the airport guide or  write a review.