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Prime Minister inspects the reconstruction of the Semey Airport

by March 17, 2017 General

Prime Minister Bakytzhan Sagintayev got acquainted with the system and the progress of reconstructing the Semey International Airport conducted within the framework of the “Nurly Zhol” State Program, as part of his working trip to the East Kazakhstan region.

The Deputy Akim of the region S. Aktanov informed the Prime Minister about the progress of the airport reconstruction, the runway of which will be extended from 2.7 km to 3.3 km. A new rescue station will also be built, and all types of communications will be replaced. In addition, B. Sagintayev was given a report on the operation of the airport security system.

It is worth noting that Semey Airport is geographically conveniently located for transit routes and after reconstruction will be able to receive any types of aircraft, including cargo airliners. To date, the airport serves about 70 thousand people a year.

Source: Government of the Republic of Kazakhstan