The airport of Ust-Kamenogorsk will be completely modernized

The airport of Ust-Kamenogorsk will be completely modernized

21 December, 12:59 209

The airstrip of the regional center in East Kazakhstan region will be extended to 2,800 meters and expanded to 45 meters. Also the construction of a freight terminal, warehouse of the temporary storage, rescue station and installation of the light-signal equipment is planned, BNews.kz correspondent reports.

For accomplishment of all works funds in the amount of 5.2 billion tenge will be raised. 1 billion of them allocate by the Government of Kazakhstan and 2.5 billion from the regional budget. The amount 1.5 billion tenge will be provided by the European Bank for reconstruction and development, info center of East Kazakhstan region reports.

"Reconstruction of the airport: a construction of a freight terminal, warehouse of the temporary storage, updating of the light-signal equipment and many other things will allow to work and accept all international flights without any limit," president of JSC Airport Ust-Kamenogorsk Nikolay Korolenko said.

It should be noted that the airstrip will be extended on 300 meters. All works will begin in 2018, the standard term of construction of facilities will constitute 22 months.

Besides, at the moment the construction of the new terminal of an arrival of passengers with handling capacity of 200 people in an hour is conducted at the international airport of the regional center. An object is planned to be put into operation to the middle of 2017.

For today the total investment portfolio of mayor office of region constitutes the amount of 245 billion tenge, provisional agreements and credit agreements of 43 billion tenge of them are already signed.