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The President inspected the construction of Samarkand International Airport

The President inspected the construction of Samarkand International Airport

 President of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev arrived in Samarkand on 15 April.

The acquaintance with the huge creative work began at Samarkand International Airport.  During his visit to the region in 2019, the head of state gave instructions to modernize this "airport".

 The project envisages the construction of a new terminal, runway, accommodation and other facilities.  Today, the construction of the runway with a length of 3105 meters and a width of 60 meters has been completed, lighting and signaling lights and aeronautical equipment are being installed.

 The President first inspected the runway, which was built in accordance with international aviation standards.

 The new terminal will have a modern design and a capacity of 800 passengers per hour.  Previously, the figure was 400 people.

 - Creating convenience for people should be the main goal.  For this, it is necessary to use "smart technologies", to make services cheaper, better and faster, - said Shavkat Mirziyoyev.

 24 dwellings are being built for aircraft of different sizes.  Three of them will be designed for anti-freeze treatment of "aircraft".

 Cargo service will also be launched at the airport.  The head of our state focused on this issue and gave instructions to increase the competitiveness of freight transportation.

- Cargo needs a constant load to be stable and profitable.  To do this, it is necessary to attract other airlines, providing cheap and fast way to service aircraft, increase cargo and delivery.  In addition, it is possible to increase the export of fruits and vegetables in the region and bring them to the world market through this cargo, - said the President.

 The new airport is scheduled to be commissioned in September this year.  After that, it will start working fully in "open skies" mode.  1,000 people will be employed.

 Samarkand International Airport was built in 1967.

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