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India’s New Airport with Spectacular Himalayan Views Ready to Open

Reading Time: 3 minutes Often airports are built aside of the crowded places, in the remote areas, where the airport itself is the only attraction. But sometimes, as India’s Pakyong airport, it is an absolutely breathtaking piece of engineering on the roof of the world. Located in the remote Himalayan state of Sikkim, this airport is the place where you can […]

The Delayed Muscat International Airport Has Now Arrived

Reading Time: 5 minutes Oman Airports Management Company (OAMC) successfully opened the new passenger terminal building at New Muscat International Airport last month, as it overcame a plethora of delays over the last two years. The New Muscat International Airport project catapults Oman into the top flight of airport design and execution schemes currently occupied by the region’s leading […]

Polish Government Approves Plans for a New Airport

Reading Time: 1 minute Polish lawmakers have approved divisive legislation to build one of Europe’s largest airports that would begin operations in about a decade and would be located between Warsaw and the city of Lodz. Estimated costs of the future airport reach up to 7 billion euros.  It is initially to serve some 45 million passengers a year, along with huge […]

Istanbul New Airport: The First Runway is Now Ready for Takeoff and Landing

Reading Time: 1 minute The first runway at Istanbul New Airport (INA) is now ready for takeoff and landing. For the first time, runway number one, which is 3,750m long and 60m wide, has been lit up. INA has installed the world’s biggest and most sophisticated Airfield Ground Lighting (AGL) at its first runway, featuring 34,183 LED lights. Intelligent […]

Airlines to Switch to New Rostov on Don Airport on December 7

Reading Time: 1 minute The new airport in Rostov on Don will officially open on December 7, replacing the older airfield. By 1100L (0800Z) all airlines will switch to the new airport, its operator announced. Following the certification of the new airport Platov on December 1, both airports are currently being used on a temporary basis. The old airport, […]

Tashkent To Get Second International Airport

Reading Time: 2 minutes Tashkent, the capital city of Uzbekistan, will receive a second international airport. The decree to that effect was signed by the country’s president, Shavkat Mirziyoyev. The airport will be built on the premises of Taskent-Vostochny airfield, which currently serves military, cargo, and experimantal aviation. Plans to expand the existing international airport, Tashkent Islam Karimov, have […]

Kuwait Breaks Ground On New Airport

Reading Time: 1 minute The Gulf state of Kuwait has begun heavy construction work on its new airport, designed to ease serious overcrowding problems. The existing Kuwait international Airport, the emirate’s sole civil aviation facility, has an annual design capacity of 6 million passengers, but last year handled 12 million. Over the past decade, passenger throughput has increased 10% […]