Kaluga Grabtsevo airport was closed in the early 2000-ies. After large-scale reconstruction of the airport in August this year received the international status.
VORONEZH, 21 Oct. The airline “Ural airlines” will open on 16 November with the first international scheduled flights from the airport “Kaluga”, which will be sent to the aircraft to Tajikistan, said on Wednesday the representative of the airport.
Airport Kaluga (Grabtsevo), originally built in the 70-ies, was closed due to the lack of funding in the early 2000s. he was Later transferred to the ownership of the Kaluga region, the administration of which has attracted investors for the reconstruction of the hub. Work on the reconstruction of the airport was conducted from November 2013 to November 2014. The international airport was commissioned on may 25 this year. The reconstruction at a cost of 4 billion rubles.
“Airline “Ural airlines” since November 16, will open regular flights to Kulyab and Khujand. This is the first international scheduled flights from the Kaluga airport”, — said the Agency interlocutor. According to him, the Kulob will fly the aircraft on Mondays, Wednesdays and Saturdays, in Khujand, on Tuesdays.
The flights will be operated on the aircraft Airbus-320 and Boeing-737. The flight will take about 4 hours, ticket price — from 12 thousand rubles.
The representative of the airport said that the airport is operating flights to the capital of Tajikistan Dushanbe and the cities of Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan and Kyrgyzstan.
The airport “Kaluga” is located in 190 km from Moscow. The airport is designed to accommodate aircraft such as the Airbus A319, Boeing 737-500 and other ships of a smaller class. Capacity of the air terminal complex is designed in an average 100 passengers per hour. In August of this year, “Kaluga” has received the status of international airport.