On the main airport of the Northern Fleet naval aviation "Severomorsk-1" began the reconstruction and modernization of the airfield. The project planned to increase the production of works of the existing length of the runway (runway) to 3500 meters, which will take all kinds of aircraft including dalnemagist-sectoral IL-96 strategic bombers Tu-160 and Tu-22M long-range anti-submarine aircraft marine zone Tu-142.
The modernization also planned to replace artificial turf runways and taxiways. At the airport the construction of new buildings and facilities that provide operational control, and aircraft parking areas are equipped with modern lines and power, rainwater and drainage network. The airfield reconstructed airport will be equipped with modern light markings and radio equipment. Construction work carried out by the federal state unitary enterprise "Spetsstroyinzhiniring the Federal Agency for Special Construction." The commissioning of the first startup complex is scheduled for May 31, 2013.