NEW TERMINAL TO BE OFFICIALLY COMMISSIONED IN SIMFEROPOL AIRPORT OF CRIMEA BY SUMMER 2018

A new terminal will be built at the Crimea’s Simferopol International Airport by summer 2018, according to the autonomous Crimean regional government, whose peninsula was annexed by Russia in 2014. With the planned capacity for the facility being 6.5 million passengers-a-year, the project reflects confidence that visitor numbers to this tourist region will continue to grow. In 2017, almost 6 million passengers used the airport, a record number, according to airport managers. The new terminal’s cost is estimated at Russian Roubles RUB32 billion (USD561 ...


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