Check-in

The passenger check-in at Sochi International Airport is carried out in three sectors. “А” sector (check-in counters No 1-19 ) and “В” sector (check-in counters No 20-38) handle domestic passengers whereas “С” sector (check-in counters No 39-52) handles international passengers.

Online check-in is possible for passengers of the following carriers: Rossiya, Icar (Pegas Fly), Izhavia, Komiaviatrans, Grozny Avia, Yamal, Severstal, Rusline, IrAero, Nordwind Airlines, AZUR air, Orenburzhye, I Fly, KrasAvia, UBT Aero, Pioneer – regional airlines, Alrosa, Nordavia, Saratov Airlines, VIM Avia and Red Wings.

The domestic flight check-in procedure starts 2 hours prior to flight departure time.

The international flight check-in procedure starts 3 hours prior to flight departure time.

Business class passengers check-in procedure is carried out at counter No 20.

Sochi Airport truly cares about each of our passengers. As check-in closes 40 minutes before flight departure, you are advised to arrive early to complete all check-in and security screening procedures so that you have ample time to relax, enjoy our cafes or to select gifts for your loved ones.

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How to check- in using the self service options

Sochi International airport offers Web-Check-In service. Sector B landside has three kiosks, equipped with computers and printers, with the possibility of online check-in on the airport website, as well as on the airlines' websites 24 hours prior to departure. Here the passengers can print their boarding passes.

If during online check-in a barcode was sent to the mobile device, the passengers can use Mobile Check-In service at the airport and, using a special printer, self-print a boarding pass. Mobile Check-In device is located on the passenger terminal second floor in sector A (desk 9) and B (desk 30).

Two Ural Airlines' self-service kiosks are located in domestic Sector A.

Sector B has self-service kiosks for the holders of e-tickets for the flights of the following airlines: Rossiya, Icar (Pegas Fly), Izhavia, Komiaviatrans, Grozny Avia, Yamal, Severstal, Rusline, IrAero, Nordwind Airlines, AZUR air, Orenburzhye, I Fly, KrasAvia, UBT Aero, Pioneer – regional airlines, Alrosa, Nordavia, Saratov Airlines, VIM Avia and Red Wings.

Sochi international airport offers an opportunity to self-print boarding passes. For S7 passengers, a special device has been installed in Sector A, and for the other airlines' passengers - in Sector B.

Passengers may use self-service check-in even if they travel with luggage. In the event of self-service check-in, the passenger shall select a desired seat in the aircraft cabin. After check-in and receiving a boarding pass, a passenger can drop the luggage at Drop-Off desk. Drop-Off desks at Sochi airport located on the terminal second floor in Sector A and B. The luggage can be dropped since the beginning of the check-in.

How to check in the luggage out of turn

A passenger may save time at check-in thanks to luggage Drop-Off desks Nos 21, 31, 32, and 38 in Sector B.

At Sochi international airport, Drop-Off desk 21 is intended for the passengers of Aeroflot and Rossiya airlines. Desks 54-55 (Sector B) are intended for check-in of the passengers with oversized luggage.

Online check-in is on the web site