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Reconstruction of Besovets Airport is in progress

Excavation works

Excavation works

Reconstruction of engineering structures of the Besovets Airport system is in progress. Implementation of the project is financed from federal budget resources assigned within the Civil Aviation sub-program of the Federal Target Program Development of Transport System of Russia.

Oleg Telnov, Deputy Head of the Republic of Karelia for the Infrastructure Development, has held a working meeting in Besovets Airport on December, 5 to summarize the interim results of the work and to evolve a plan for the next year.

Working meeting in Besovets Airport

Working meeting in Besovets Airport

Sergey Ukhalov, head of the capital construction management of the Civil Aviation Administration Federal State Unitary Enterprise; Arsem Muradov, Director General of Iskom building company; Mikhail Stepanov, Director of the airport, and other officials have taken part in the meeting.

The project provides reconstruction of the taxitrack, the apron and the aircraft parking positions, as well as of drainage facilities and objects of electric power supply of the apron, the apron floodlighting, and construction of the emergency depot.

In the fall at laying the first layer of concrete

In the fall at laying the first layer of concrete

Before winter sets in with its severity, the builders have laid 26,000 square meters of the first layer of concrete on the taxitrack, and have launched other schedules works. Construction of the emergency depot and drainpipe laying will be performed during the winter. A new electric power transmission line will be installed.

Concrete topping will be laid in 2015 as worm weather sets in. Total cost of the reconstruction makes more than 500 mln. roubles inclusive of additional work which necessity was revealed in the course of the construction.

The next stage of reconstruction of the airport will be construction of the terminal building for international airlines. The Government of Karelia is working over involvement of investment funds in the construction.

Implementation of the project will enable growth of air traffic in Karelia and improvement of the service standards for aircrafts, passengers, luggage, cargo, and will improve on investment prospects of the republic.

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