BAKU, Azerbaijan, Feb. 8
Iranian Minister of Roads and Urban Development said that the country's airport capacity will reach 50 million people by the end of the next Iranian year (ends on March 2022)
Referring to the country`s measures taken during the last 4 decades to develop airports, Mohammad Eslami says that “Airports are important for the Ministry of Roads and Urban Development to take control of our country's air space management,” Trend reports citing IRNA.
He went on to mention the measures taken on the first day of the Iranian Revolution anniversary ceremony (known as the Fajr decade),
“Several major developments in the country's airports, including Mehrabad airport have been done,” he said. “For the first time in the country, a radar system with a joint control center has been installed in Mehrabad Airport. These equipment are produced by our country's experts,”
Regarding the modernization plan of the country's aviation fleet, he says that Iran encourages and supports companies so to purchase aircraft. Accordingly, strengthening and modernizing the fleet is underway.
Eslami had previously stated that since the beginning of Rouhani`s administration (in 2013), 10 airport development projects have been put into operation in the country, including the" Salam" terminal at Imam Khomeini Airport, which has added 10 million people to the country's annual airport capacity.