Prime Minister of Kazakhstan Bakytzhan Sagintayev visited North Kazakhstan region.
While in the region, the premier surveyed the progress of reconstruction and familiarized with the prospects of development of transit potential of the Petropavlovsk International Airport.
Vice governor of North Kazakhstan region Anton Fedyayev briefed Prime Minister Sagintayev on reconstruction of the terminal and landing strip of the airport. He revealed that there were plans to increase the territory of apron of the airport and repair approach road. Reconstruction of the airport in Petropavlovsk will allow making maximum use of the transit potential of North Kazakhstan region bordering the Kurgan, the Tyumen and the Omsk regions of the Russian Federation. The airport management will look into the possibility of increasing the number of regular passenger flights and other long-term projects. (Kazinform/Business World Magazine)