In Russia there is a new airport


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Prime Minister of Russia Dmitry Medvedev signed a decree about the opening of the new airport in Saratov. He will wear the name of the pilot-cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin. This was reported on the portal “the Future of Russia. National projects”.

“Old Saratov airport will be closed with time, it does not meet the needs of the region, is located in the city,” — said the head of government. “We expect that the new airport will become a major international hub,” — said Medvedev. According to him, has decided to purchase additional equipment for the new airport in the amount of 500 million rubles.

Earlier in July, head of Federal air transport Agency Alexander Neradko said that the passenger traffic of Russian airlines on domestic flights in July increased by 20 percent compared to July 2018. He added that the President’s order to increase regional flights in circumvention of Moscow, is therefore performed.

The increase in transportation provided by the national project “Comprehensive plan for the modernization and expansion of trunk infrastructure,” it is calculated till 2024.

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