The first airport in Turkestan will be launched in 2020

Created on 16.06.2020 10:20

According to, Turkestan Authorities intend to open an international airport in 2020. As it became known, the terminal capacity would be 3 million passengers per year. The facility should be brought into operation at the end of 2020.

In May 2019, Beibut Atamkulov, Minister of Industry and Infrastructure Development, attended a capsule laying ceremony at the Turkestan International Airport site. YDA Holding, The Turkish company, planned to build an air harbor and financial flows are more than $ 70 million.

In addition to launching a new international airport in Turkestan, airport runway reconstruction is scheduled in Ust-Kamenogorsk. Beibut Atamkulov added that Shymkent and Uralsk airports are scheduled to be completed. If funding is allocated, the ministry would begin the reconstruction of two more runways in Urjar and Usharal cities.