Turkestan’s International Airport is to receive its first flight en route Nur-Sultan-Turkestan-Nur-Sultan taking off on December 1, the press service of the Turkestan region’s administration reports.
Airlines such as Fly Arystan, SCAT and Qazaq Air are said to run flights from the airport.
The new international airport located 20 km away from the city of Turkestan is built using the state-of-the-art technologies. Covering the area of 905 ha, it has a runway and the terminal. The airport, which is the first to be built in independent Kazakhstan, is among major airports and of great significance to the city. The construction works were carried out through foreign investments. According to the press service, the airport is to launch flights to other regional centers of the country as well as to Mecca and Istanbul. It is to join the open skies regime to ensure foreign airlines can operate their services. (Kazinform/Business World Magazine)