In the Crimea, called the new terminal of the airport «Simferopol» a symbol of the Peninsula

© RIA Novosti / Alexander Polynicotinate the new terminal of the airport in Simferopol. Archival photoIn the Crimea, called the new terminal of the airport «Simferopol» a symbol of the Peninsula© RIA Novosti / Alexander Polehenko

The new terminal «Crimean wave» international airport «Simferopol» has become a symbol of Crimea and recalled the return of the Peninsula to their historic homeland in 2014, said at the opening ceremony the head of the Republic Sergey Aksenov and the speaker of the state Council Vladimir Konstantinov.

The new terminal of airport «Simferopol», the construction of which was about two years old, launched a service for passengers of the first flight of NordWind airlines arrived in Crimea from Moscow («Sheremetyevo»).

«Everything here is symbolic: «the Crimean wave» — the building of the airport, address – Unirii square, room 1. All about history 2014-m year, returning to their historic homeland», — said Aksenov.

The speaker of the Crimean Parliament Vladimir Konstantinov said that the terminal has become a new symbol of the Crimea, «castle «swallow’s nest», as Crimean bridge, as the «Tavrida».

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.