Tokayev checked reconstruction project of Oral international airport
Astana. May 14. KazTAG - President of Kazakhstan Kassym-Zhomart Tokayev has checked the reconstruction project of Oral international airport, reports the press-service of the head of state.
"During the working trip to the West Kazakhstan region the head of state checked the reconstruction project of Oral international airport. Modernization of Uralsk's airport will start in July this year and complete by the end of 2020. The area of the terminal will be extended from 4000 to 7000 sq.m, the capacity will be increased from 200 to 400 passengers per hour. The airport will accept up to 350 000 passengers per annum against today's 160 000," reads the message.
The airport reconstruction will contribute into investment climate of the West Kazakhstan region.
"Uralsk is our main gate to Europe. In order to become attractive for foreign investments, it is important to perform such projects qualitatively and on time," said Tokayev.
Karachaganak Petroleum Operating allocated 2.4 bn tenge for the airport modernization.
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