Airport holding "Basel Aero" is part of the industrial group "Basic Element", launched in Sochi airport first three air bridges.
7 more boarding bridges will be installed during the year and are open for passenger service along with a gallery landing area of more than 6 thousand square meters. m and a length of 420 m, the construction of which is as a contractor corporation "Transstroi" as part of "Basic Element".
Modernization of the Sochi International Airport — one of the key construction projects in Russia, based on public-private partnership. It focuses on the modernization of the infrastructure of the city for the Winter Olympic Games in 2014. The project is financed by borrowed funds and equity Vnesheconombank of the "Basel Aero." The total size of attachments to update the airport is 14.5 billion rubles, of which about 9 billion has already been invested, the company said.
"Today, bandwidth Sochi International Airport is 2,000 passengers per hour in terminals for domestic airlines and 600 people per hour — in the international terminal. After the operation will be put in 10 boarding bridges and gallery landing, Sochi International Airport will be able to serve 3,800 passengers per hour, which is fully compliant with the IOC ", — said General Director of "Basel Aero" Leonid Sergeev.