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Irkutsk is a city of Russia which located in Eastern Siberia, on the banks of the Angara River from 70 km west of Lake Baikal. In 2011 the city celebrated 350 years since its foundation.
Irkutsk is located in the Irkutsk Time Zone, which means 9 hours ahead of Greenwich Time (UTC+09:00). Time difference between Moscow and Irkutsk is 5 hours ahead (MSK+5).
The airport of Irkutsk is located right in the city, 6 km from the city center. You can take a trolleybus or a shuttle bus directly from the airport to go to any hotel.
There are up to 5 flights daily between Irkutsk and Moscow. The flight time is 6 hours. The airport connects Irkutsk with major Russian cities, all regional centers of Siberia, as well as foreign cities, primarily in South-East Asia.
Most foreign citizens are required to obtain a Russian visa to enter into Russian Federation.