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Blagoveshchensk Airport increased passenger traffic by 2018% in January-April - EastRussia | Far East






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Airport Blagoveshchensk in January-April 2018g increased passenger traffic by 13,6%

The passenger flow of the airport Ignatievo in Blagoveshchensk for four months increased by 13,6% to the same period last year, to more than 119,1 thousand passengers, the press service of the Ministry of Regional Development said. Including international terminal missed almost 22,2 thousand passengers (growth of 6,7%), on internal lines more than 96,9 thousand people (15,4% growth) were served.

It is reported that the largest number of passengers marked in the Moscow direction - more than 45 thousand on the route operate airlines "North Wind" and "Ural Airlines", all was made 192 flight. The total number of takeoff and landing operations reached 877 with an increase of 17,9%. Cargo processed by 860,9 t.

In 2019 year in Ignatievo construction of a new runway will begin, which will allow to accept almost all types of aircraft without restrictions on take-off weight. Its length will be 3 km, width 55 m. The project for the construction and reconstruction of the Blagoveshchensk airport complex is implemented within the framework of the federal program "Development of the Russian transport system (2010-2021 years)". The reconstruction project is estimated at 4,67 billion rubles.

Earlier it was reported that the airport Ignatievo in Blagoveshchensk in 2017 increased passenger traffic to 405 thousand people, which is the maximum value for the last 20 years. Including international terminal missed almost 60 thousand passengers. The authorities of the Amur Region in 2018 expect a further increase in passenger traffic - including, due to the expansion of the simplified regime of entry to the Russian Federation to all international airports of the Far East, which Minvostokrazvitiya is seeking.