Kazakhstan’s Taraz International Airport switches to round-the-clock operation

The Aulie-Ata International Airport in Taraz, Kazakhstan, announced the transition to the round-the-clock operations, Kazinform reports with reference to the Airport’s Press Service.

“Starting from February 15, 2019, the Aulie-Ata International Airport JSC together with the Zhambyl branch of Kazakh Air Navigation RSE switched to 24/7 round-the-clock operation,” said Aulie-Ata International Airport JSC. “At present, the airport in Taraz is ready to serve all types of aircraft without any time limits.”

Due to the transition to round-the-clock mode, the airport in Taraz is now ready to serve flights as a spare airfield as an alternative to Almaty, Tashkent, Bishkek and Shymkent airports, the Aulie-Ata International Airport explained.

Note that the airport in Taraz is ready for aircraft maintenance and loading and unloading at the highest level. “We are ready to take large passenger and cargo aircraft. We train personnel to service all types of aircraft. One has acquired modern apron machinery and equipment. In the coming years, a reconstruction of the fuel and lubricants center, as well as the construction of a class A cargo terminal and a number of other measures are scheduled to develop the airport territory,” the Aulie-Ata International Airport said.

Recall, the Aulie-Ata International Airport founded in 2008 has undergone reconstruction and expansion of the runway in 2013. After that, there was an opportunity to take all types of modern aircraft, including such heavy aircraft, as Boeings and Airbuses, as well as helicopters of all types. In addition, a new terminal with its area of 5.5 thousand square meters was built, which is capable to serve up to 200 passengers per hour. The current building of the Zhambyl air terminal and the aviation apron meet all modern standards and requirements.

Source – http://lenta.inform.kz/

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