Work on the reconstruction of the runway at the airport Penza completed. Currently, there is a check and adjustment of lighting equipment. For this to Penza arrived aboard a special "An-26".
- reconstructed runway
"After the new equipment, we can take a lot more boards. Restrictions on the band we have not. The Commission Federal Air Transport Agency concluded that the airport can take, "Tu-214", "Tu-154", "AN-148", "A-319", — said the director of the Penza Airport Yuri Shards.
- technical flight
Such a busy work schedule will not affect the departure of passenger flights. Their number with the introduction of the new runway is expected to increase. "There remain popular flights in Moscow and St. Petersburg. The company "Ak Bars Aero" on aircraft «CRJ-200" resumes its flights to Moscow from 23 September. On October 1, the airline "RusLine" will perform a flight to St. Petersburg four times a week: Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday. Flights to Moscow will be held on the regular schedule, "- said the assistant director of the Penza Airport for transport management Irina Avetisova.
In addition, plans to launch flights to Nizhniy Novgorod during the week, and twice a week — on Tuesdays and Thursdays — in Kazan and Samara. To take passengers to large aircraft purchased by a special bus. Especially actually use it in the winter, when the composition of aircraft de-icing process and are not close to customize the platform.
At present, continue to work on the equipment the airport. In particular, building a new rescue building, namely the airfield fire station, a supply of communications. The final time for completion on schedule — the end of 2013.