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Rostelecom will provide a full range of communication services for the new airport in the Kuril Islands

The new Iturup airport, built on the island of the same name in the Middle Kuriles, will receive a full range of telecommunications services from Rostelecom.

"Employees of the new airport will be able to effectively solve business problems using communication services from Rostelecom. The operator guarantees the stability and quality of the services provided," the press service of the company's Sakhalin branch says in a statement.

It also says that the company will organize Internet access and telephone service for the new Iturup airport, which is the island's backbone enterprise.

"As part of the program for the development of communication networks in the Sakhalin Region, our company is expanding satellite channels in the Kuril Islands. Today we are ready to provide modern communication services for the operation of a new socially significant facility," said Oleg Myasnikov, director of the Sakhalin branch of Rostelecom OJSC. quoted in his message by the press service.

The new airport is located within the central part of the island of Iturup in 7 km northeast of the city of Kurilsk (the district center - IF) on the west coast of the island, the report says.

As previously reported, the new airport has a runway 2,3 thousand meters long, 42 meters wide and will be able to receive An 74-200 class aircraft. The first technical flight was operated by Aurora on Wednesday.

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