Over $330M to be invested in reconstruction of Astana Airport
Astana, Kazakhstan, Nov.20
By Daniyar Mukhtarov - Trend:
The total volume of investments in the reconstruction of Astana Airport in Kazakhstan will be equal to 60 billion KZT ($331.556 million; 180.96 KZT = $1), vice president of logistics at Kazakhstan Temir Zholy National Company JSC, Kanat Alpysbayev said.
He made the remarks at a briefing at the Central Communications Service under the President of Kazakhstan.
"Kazakhstan Temir Zholy also conducts work on the reconstruction of Astana Airport. The total volume of investments primarily in expanding the current passenger capacity will be equal to 60 billion KZT," he said.
Alpysbayev added that a new terminal will be constructed and large scale reconstruction of runways and taxiways will be conducted.
The vice president said the passenger flow of the airport will increase from the current three million to seven million people per year after the reconstruction and construction of a new terminal.
Earlier, Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev said that 29 billion KZT will be allocated for the reconstruction of the runway and terminal of Astana Airport in 2015.
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