7.11.2010
International Airport Astana is ready to provide continuous service of aircrafts during the OSCE summit. Astana. On November, 5th. BNews.kz

International Airport Astana is ready to provide continuous service of aircrafts during the OSCE summit.Astana. On November, 5th. BNews.kz

The Airport of Astana is ready to provide continuous service of aircrafts during the OSCE summit, which will be held in capital of Kazakhstan on 1st and 2ndDecember. Esbol Kerey, the first vice-president of JSC “International Airport Astana”, has informed about it at today’s press conference.

«Astana Airport, together with all involved department ready to provide continuous service of aircrafts during the OSCE summit», – said E.Kerey.

According to his information, « in those days the airport will accept 70 aircraft, which we calculated on the basic apron.The apron is constructed in addition to 22 parking stands. Its construction will be completed by the 20th of November and Astana Airport will be ready to accept any type of aircraft for our guests». Landing of aircrafts at the airport will be carried out each 5-10 minutes.

Aadditionally, number of employees in the capital’s airport will be increased to ensure an appropriate level of service for the summit period.

“The day will involve 900 people, over three days of 2700. Plus, this will attract highly qualified staff from the airport of Almaty, Aktobe, Atyrau, Shymkent, Kokshetau,“Air Astana”,” Skat “,

“Berkut “. Also, volunteers will be involved in a number of 30 people”, – noted E. Kerey.

Additionally, special equipments will be purchased.

“There are available 56 units of special equipment, purchased 113 of them have already received 50 units – are passenger step vehicles, towing-bars. On the way are 63 units of special equipments. There will also be rented 23 units of special equipment of Almaty, Kyzylorda, Kokshetau, Aktobe airports, – said vice-president of the International Astana Airport.

“Considering our specific weather conditions in December, we have also enhanced service on snow cleaning. The snow removal equipment in number of 15 units will be used for rapid removal and cleaning up the runway of snow and ice.Along with this at the time of the summit events will attract an additional 7 units of snowplows from RGP Kazautodor.There is also an agreement with the city companies, snow removal equipment in possession, for providing us with equipment in case of emergency”- added E. Kerey.

He also has informed that according to the report of Ministry for Foreign Affairs RK, the Heads of the States which will arrive to Astana for participation in the summit «will meet at a passenger vehicles». For visitors security during a meeting will be responsible the Protection service of the President, Committee of national safety and Ministry of Internal Affairs RK.

In case of adverse weather conditions in Astana the airports of Karaganda and Almaty will be ready to accept summit participants.

«All airports of Kazakhstan are ready to it », – the vice-president of the International Astana Airport has underlined.

at the summit decided to transfer domestic flights to Kazakhstan, carried out from the capital, in Karaganda.

At the same time, for the period of the summit decided to transfer domestic flights from Astana to Karaganda is accepted.

“In Karaganda, everything is organized. The additional railway transportation, electric trains, buses are entered. According to Karaganda director, Karaganda airport is ready to receive passengers.”- informed Alexander Bekmurzin, the chief executive on an operational administration of the International Airport Astana.

In turn, E. Kerey said that taking domestic flights to the International Airport of Astana will reopen on the night of 2 / 3 December.