The Ramenskoye airport in the Moscow region will be renamed to Zhukovsky for the opening

The Ramenskoye airport in the Moscow region will be renamed to Zhukovsky for the opening


MOSCOW, February 10. The airport Ramenskoye (Ramport) in the suburbs will be renamed to Zhukovsky, a name he can get to the moment of official opening in March 2016. This was reported by press Secretary of the airport Natalia Smirnova.

“At the moment the airport according to the documents is called Ramenskoye, however, already initiated the procedure by its renaming in Zhukovsky. Planned to be opened under the name of Zhukovsky, – said Smirnov. She added that the airport is planned to open in March 2016. Signs with the new name already ordered.

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The Moscow region government signed with the Corporation “rosteh” agreement on the construction of the airport in Zhukovsky in August 2014. It is anticipated that passenger traffic will rise gradually and eventually reach 20 million passengers a year.

“This is a very important project, which will create about 10 thousand jobs. The Moscow region will be responsible for the development of infrastructure and transport communications”, – said Moscow region Governor Andrei Vorobyov.

During the construction were used the project name of Ramport, however, according to the results of sociological poll and vote in social networks, conducted the administration of city district Zhukovsky, it was decided to assign the name of the airport Zhukovsky.

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