Zhezkazgan Airport is an international airport located 8km Southeast of Zhezkazgan, Kazakhstan. It has an elevation of 1,250 feet or 381 metres, and a runway that is 8,530 feet or 2,600 metres in length. Zhezkazgan Airport is operated by JSC "Zhezkazgan Air". Zhezkazgan Airport serves three airlines: Air Astana, SCAT, and ZhezAir, which fly to Astana, Almaty, Karagandy, and Balkhash. Other airports near Zhezkazgan Airport are Zhairem Airport and Arkalyk Airport. For more international and domestic destination options, travellers may fly to Astana International Airport from Zhezkazgan and book another flight from there.
Zhezkazgan Airport is situated within the city of central Kazakhstan where historical museums are found. The city was formerly known as Dzhezkazgan, which currently has a city population of 148,700. Travelling from Zhezkazgan Airport to the Zhezkazgan city centre can be done through various means of transportation including shuttles, taxis, and public transport vehicles. The city is inhabited by a large percentage of Kazakhs and small minorities of Ukranians and Germans, among others. The city houses the copper conglomerate, Kazakhmys, which provides employment to its residents. Within the city of Zhezkazgan are historical sites and displays of cultural heritage including rock paintings and petroglyphs. There are also river valleys where identified monuments of the Bronze Age can be found.