In Simferopol earned a new terminal of international airport

© RIA Novosti / Alexander Politicopia in the new terminal of the airport in Simferopol. Archival photoIn Simferopol earned a new terminal of international airport© RIA Novosti / Alexander Polehenko

The new terminal «Crimean wave» airport «Simferopol» Monday began a passenger service, the first flight of NordWind airlines arrived in Crimea from Moscow («Sheremetyevo»), the correspondent of RIA Novosti.

The building in the form of a sea wave was about two years. The terminal is located 14 kilometers from Simferopol. On Sunday, the terminal and all service-technical building received permission for commissioning of the Federal air transport Agency.

The Boeing 737 of the airline NordWind flight NWS123 arrived from Sheremetyevo to Simferopol at 08.10 on Monday. This is the first flight that begins the service of flights in the new terminal of the airport in Crimea.

The first passengers, which met in the new building of the airport became Svetlana Kovrigina with daughter Agatha. The airport General Director Yevgeny Plaksin gave them a certificate for a free flight on the route Simferopol-Moscow-Simferopol.

«I congratulate all the first passengers, with the initiative», — told reporters the head of the Crimea Sergey Aksenov at the meeting of the first passenger.

New air terminal complex is the largest in the South of Russia. In addition, it is the largest investment project for Crimea worth 32 billion rubles. It was built on the principles of state and private partnership.

The terminal area of 78 thousand square meters will be able to maintain 3.65 thousand passengers per hour and 6.5 million a year.

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