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The airport of Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk intend to make the main in the Far Eastern Federal District

The airport of Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk intend to make the main in the Far Eastern Federal District
Photo: sakhalin.gov.ru

The new airport complex in Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk will be commissioned in 2021. According to the Governor of the Sakhalin Region Valery Limarenko, the regional authorities intend to make this airport the main one in the Far East.

According to the head of the region, from the South Sakhalin airport it will be possible to open flights to Korea, China, Japan, the USA, as well as to a number of Russian cities. According to the press service of the regional government, now they are looking for a network company for the terminal, the results of the selection competition will be announced in the middle of the year.

In addition, the region will receive a subsidy for construction. runway in Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk. 13 billion rubles will be allocated from the federal budget for these purposes, another billion will be allocated from the regional treasury.

The area of ​​the new terminal is 40 thousand square meters. meters, the throughput of the complex will increase five times - up to five million people a year. The deadline for the new terminal was shift for a year due to poor design of the project. Also, additional financial investments were required to complete the construction - the cost of construction increased from the estimated seven billion rubles up to ten billion.

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