YAKUTSK, July 31. /Offset. TASS Susanna Rozhina/. Reconstruction of the runway of the airport “Yakutsk” will lead to the suspension of flights to Yakutsk aircraft to major Russian airlines. About this TASS said the head of the Department of air transport of Ministry of transport of the Republic of Alexei Borisov.
“According to the plans of reconstruction of the airport “Yakutsk”, in 2018, will be reconstructed runway that will operate on the 1,800 meters. Therefore, major airlines S7 and “Aeroflot” will fly to Yakutsk, as there is no appropriate aircraft,” he said, adding that “now the length of the runway is 3400 meters.”
Regional airline “Yakutia” will change their Boeing 737-800 Boeing 737-700, which demands on the runway below, and will continue to run flights from a specified airport, said Borisov.