Astana Airport welcomes participants and guests of “Silk Way” rally

More than 1 500 people are in tent camp organized near Astana airport.  About 1 000 people are participants of a rally, the rest is staff of organizing committee, technical services and others. Place for tent city occupied 5 hectares. The area was fenced and provided with the necessary communications: power supply, supply of hot and cold water.

6 aircraft and 8 helicopters were placed on stands of Astana airport apron. Aviation Security Service has provided a passage from the bivouac to the aircraft for all members of rally aviation group.

Operations and Dispatch Service has complied with regular schedules and technological processes at organization of serving of all aircraft of Rally Air Group.

In the morning of 13 July, participants of the race will  go to Balkhash, and then  to Almaty.

Participants of Silk Road rally-raid were 95 off-road vehicles crews. Race will end on 24 July in the center of Beijing. The total length of the route is 10 thousand kilometers, more than half of it is special stages. The route runs through three countries: Russia, Kazakhstan and China.

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