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Uytash Airport Guide

Whether you have a layover, overnight sleepover or you are just quickly passing through, our Uytash 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.

MCX Airport Overview

uytash airport guideTo help you plan your layover or overnight sleepover, here is a quick run-down about what to expect during your time at Uytash Airport.

What to Expect

Uytash Airport (code: MCX) consists of a small terminal serving Domestic and International flights.  Facilities are limited, but there is a lounge that economy-class passengers can pay to use.  See Airport Lounges in the guide below.

Sleeping in Uytash Airport

We do not yet have any sleep-related airport reviews.  See our Airport Hotels section below for nearby hotels, or read traveller airport reviews for more tips.

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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 Hours

The airport is open 24 hours.

Airport Hotels

While there are no hotels directly at Uytash Airport, the drive to the nearest hotels in the city is approx. 20 minutes away.  Visit Tripadvisor to see a list of hotels in Makhachkala and Kaspiysk, search for details 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 by paying at the door, purchasing a lounge pass or through a lounge membership program. Visit the individual lounge page for more details about the lounge itself and learn how to gain access with just an economy class ticket!

  • Aero Makhachkala – Location: Landside, 1st Floor. Lounge Access: Lounge membership programs.

Related Pages: Uytash Airport Lounges

Rest & Relaxation Zones

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

Drinking Water

Information is unavailable. Does the airport have water fountains or water bottle refill stations? Click here to update this guide.

Food & Drinks

We have no information about whether there are any 24-hour restaurants available. The airport offers Cafe Polet and ZM.

Luggage Storage & Lockers

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Mobile Charging

At the time of this update, we had no information about mobile charging availability. If you know, click here to update this airport guide.


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WiFi / Internet

WiFi is available inside the lounge at Makhachkala Uytash Airport. At the time of this update, we had no information about wifi availability elsewhere in the terminal. If you know, click here to update this guide.

More Airport Information

More Services, Facilities & Things To Do On A Layover

ATMs / Cash Machines – Need cash? ATMs are available. Fees may apply, so check your bank’s fee schedule and daily withdrawal limit if you are travelling internationally. You may also want to notify your bank of your travel plans. Locations: Terminal building.

Baby Care Facilities – A nursing room with a changing table and sink is available. Location: unknown. A mother and child room is equipped with beds, a play area and toys. This room is accessible to departing passengers with children aged seven and under. Entry is free, but a passport, flight ticket, and health certificate (granted at the First-Aid station) are required to access the facility. Location: Ground Floor.

Children’s Play Area – Children and one accompanying adult can spend time in the Children’s Zone, which offers soft carpet, toys, sofas, and TVs. Location: Airside. Hours: 6:00 AM – 11:30 PM.

Duty-Free & Shopping – Information not available.

Information Desk – Have any questions? Visit the airport’s information kiosk for assistance. Available on the Ground Floor.

Luggage Wrapping – Protect your bags from theft and damage by wrapping them in plastic. Rate: Bags under 20 kg cost 200 RUB, and over 20 kg cost 250 RUB.

Medical Services – If you feel unwell or injure yourself, a medical center can be found on the ground floor.

Post Office – Send your last-minute postcards to friends and family from the airport’s post office.

Makhachkala Uytash Airport is served by the following airlines: AtlasGlobal • Azimuth Airlines • flydubai • Nordstar • Pobeda • Redwings • Rossiya • SCAT • Turkish Airlines • UTair.
Airport Transportation: Getting To/From The Airport

Car Rental

Rental cars are available through Auto Arenda.

Hotel Shuttles

See also Airport Hotels above.


You can order taxis to the airport and ask for assistance at the Help Desk on the 1st Floor.

Last updated: 2024-01-30

This guide is for informational purposes only to assist with your planning.  All information, including rates and hours, is 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 websites. 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.