16 April 2014, 09:45




It is constructed the airport complex of Turkmenabat

16.11.2013

The construction of new airport complex started near administrative center of Lebap province – Turkmenabat.

“Road construction “Altcom” Co Ltd (Ukraine) proceeded to the construction of first-priority facilities – passenger terminal with carrying capacity of 500 passengers per hour, runways, towers and air traffic control center.

This company has constructed the International Airport Complex in Donetsk, and takeoff and landing strip in Lvov. “Altcom” Company undertook to complete the construction of the complex in Turkmenabat in February 2016.


According to the project, over 30 facilities including the buildings of passenger and VIP terminals, freight terminal, new artificial 3800-meter long runway fitted with means of ground support of flights for reception of all types of aircrafts of civil aviation will be constructed in new airport complex. Here, it will be built the air traffic control tower, launching control unit, taxiways, aircraft parking areas, aprons, centralized fuel filling station, facilities for service with fuels and lubricants, and others.

It was installed the automated aerodrome meteorological system, aeronavigation and lighting equipment, system of fits on the second category of ICAO.

New airport complex of Turkmenabat will be situated in 7.5 kilometers far from outskirts in immediate proximity to Ashgabat-Turkmenabat highway and Ashgabat-Atamyrat railway.

Vladimir Komarov