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Construction of Astana Airports new terminal to be completed in March 2017

by October 5, 2016 General

At the meeting of the Government of Kazakhstan Minister of Investments and Development Zhenis Kassymbek reported on implementation of the project on construction of a new terminal and reconstruction of a runway of the capital airport.

According to the Head of the Ministry, construction of the new terminal, VIP terminal, new parking areas, engineering infrastructure, and reconstruction of apron and landscaping of the Astana airport are currently underway.

Implementation of this project within the Nurly Zhol worth 60.2 billion tenge was launched in January 2015, Zh. Kassymbek reminded.

According to the Minister, today the construction of reinforced concrete and metal frame of the building has been completed; the works on roofing, installing the facade, constructing the water pipeline network, heat, electricity and communication networks, as well as interior finishing works are in progress. Assembling of equipment for automatic baggage handling system has been recently launched.

A total amount of the performed work is 58%. The construction is expected to be fully completed by March 2017, Head of the Ministry of Investments and Development informed.

According to Zh. Kassymbek, this year the National Fund allocated 10 billion tenge for the project’s implementation, as for today the allocated funds are fully expended.

Source: Government of the Republic of Kazakhstan