The need for reconstruction of the Arkhangelsk airport is long overdue. The main airport building was constructed in 1972 and was designed to pass 300 passengers per hour. New stringent aviation security required to constantly upgrade the airport complex. In addition, the airport "Arkhangelsk" entered the list of investment projects, which are included in the development strategy of the North-West Federal District.
The opening of a new luxury sector of the luggage compartment, which is housed in the terminal building, was one of the stages of a complete renovation, which is carried out within the framework of the federal target program "The implementation of the transport system of Russia".