International flights to be launched from Kazakh Taraz
Azerbaijan, Baku, June 10 / Trend E. Kosolapova/
Some direct international flights will be launched from the Aulie-Ata airport of Kazakh city of Taraz in 2014, Novosti-Kazakhstan reported with the reference to the airport.
"We plan to start operating flights to Moscow, Aktau, Antalya, Urumqi and other cities by the first quarter of 2014. Moreover, we plan to launch summer charter tourist routes to Antalya and Dubai since next summer," the airport's press-service said.
According to the International Airport Aulie-Ata investment program, a new passenger terminal, which meets all modern requirements, will be built at the airport. On June 10, the project on the construction of a new passenger terminal will be presented to Kazakh Transport Minister Askar Zhumagaliyev and the head of the Zhambyl region Kanat Bozumbayev.
Moreover, the airport's runway will be reconstructed as well. Its length will be increased to 3,500 meters, width - to 60 meters. Such characteristics of the runway will allow receiving large modern aircrafts as Boeing 747-400. The runway will be owned by Kazakh Transport and Communication Ministry.