The Kaliningrad authorities will strengthen control over the reconstruction of the airport

The Kaliningrad authorities will strengthen control over the reconstruction of the airport


The Kaliningrad authorities intend to strengthen control over the progress of reconstruction of the Khrabrovo airport, to catch and pass the object in time, reported the press service of the regional government referring to Governor Nikolay Tsukanov.

KALININGRAD, 21 Dec. The Kaliningrad authorities intend to strengthen control over the progress of reconstruction of the Khrabrovo airport, to catch and pass the object in time, reported the press service of the regional government referring to Governor Nikolay Tsukanov.

Work on the reconstruction of the airport “Khrabrovo” is being conducted since 2013 in two areas: the reconstruction of airfield facilities and passenger terminal. As a result, the area of the terminal will almost double to 50 thousand square meters, which will allow to serve up to 5 million passengers per year. In 2014 the volume of passenger traffic amounted to almost 1.5 million people.

“Airport managers needs every day to monitor work, check the builders and report back to the regional government. The control object will be tightened. For the region it is a question of economic development and tourism,” — said Tsukanov.

The Governor stressed that the airport is included in the list of objects to the world Cup. The unsatisfactory terms of works drew the attention of the President of Russia Vladimir Putin at a meeting of the Council for development of physical culture and sports and the organizing Committee “Russia 2018” on 8 December. The Governor has demanded to increase the pace of construction and composition of teams.

Representative of the General contractor reported that the site work is underway on the device of a waterpipe and heating mains. The finished drainage system. In February the builders will start installation of the glazing of the dome. In the next two months it is planned to perform work on the device of a facade of the terminal building, to carry out finishing and engineering systems inside the building.

The majority shareholder of the airport — open company “Aeroinvest”, the construction project owner is JSC “Kaliningrad Khrabrovo Airport”. In June 2015 signed a construction contract with OOO “Eurogroup”. Currently under construction works under the project of reconstruction of the terminal building. The term of completion and commissioning of the airport complex — may 1, 2017.

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