The reconstruction and repair of Stavropol international airport will be completed before 31 December 2016. This was reported to journalists by the Minister of construction, road economy and transport of the Stavropol territory Igor Vasilyev, reports TASS.
“This year we will complete (reconstruction and repair): departure hall, arrival hall. People will leave, as expected, through the inspection zone, 31 of December all this will be completed. Even for those small funds that we have provided in the budget of Stavropol territory, 10 million 540 thousand rubles, plus the investor gives as much, much will be done,” he said.
According to Vasilyev, after the reconstruction the airport will be provided two posts of customs control. “We have asked the customs service to not have reverse motion. Now some are departing, and those who flew them sitting waiting for them. Now waiting for already 4 hours as before, and 50 minutes, but less than we already can do. There will be two post of customs control, for the groups arrival and departure, the customs service supported us,” – said the Minister.
Now from Stavropol airport hosts regular flights to Moscow and Turkey. “If we put things in order at the airport, we immediately increase the geography of flights. Today we had a meeting there, in Moscow flew two flights, one filled to 92 %, the other 97 %, it means there is demand. To date, the ridership we have 289 thousand people, we exceeded the figure for 2015, I think it will go this year for 300 thousand,” – said Vasilyev.