Rus News Journal

Vnukovo will close for 2,5 months

the Airport « Vnukovo » since April, 15th will partially close. Within 72 days at the airport will repair crossing (krestovinu) two take-off - landing strips. On it have informed « in the transport Ministry.

- the airport will continue work. Simply dalnemagistralnye flights will be transferred to other airports, - has explained « the head a press - services « Vnukovo » Elena Krylov.

the most unpleasant that repair is necessary just on season peak - late spring and the beginning of summer when the people in large quantities fly to have a rest. Really it was impossible to choose other time?

- the decision is accepted Ministry of Transport which gives money for strip repair, - Elena Krylov shrugs shoulders. - our problem - only to co-ordinate with airlines carrying over of some flights.

meanwhile it is already known that from « Vnukovo » in « The Sheremetyevo » will transfer all dalnemagistralnye flights airline « Russia » which transports the first persons of the state. Like no trouble - our governors fly not every day. But after all when they go to the airport, highways block! And the slightest overlapping of Leningradki conducting in « the Sheremetyevo » are wild stoppers.

- no overlappings will exist. The first persons in order to avoid stoppers will deliver in the airport by the helicopter, - has assured « a source in « the Sheremetyevo ».

Oleg Panteleev, the chief of analytical department of the company « Aviaport » it is assured:

- Carrying over of a part of flights from « Vnukovo » in others

the airports will be called hardly by a collapse. Problems are possible only with transportations on May feasts when really depart and arrive set of people. But last five years this peak not such high, it smoothes out.