Aug 03, 2011
New air-strip in Donetsk is openedBack
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In CE "International airport "Donetsk" was put into operation new artificial air-strip. For today it is the most modern air-strip in the country.
In opening solemn ceremony took part the vice-prime minister – the minister of an infrastructure Boris Kolesnikov, Chairman of FIG "Altcom" directors board Alexander Tislenko, the chairman of the Donetsk regional state administration Andrey Shishatsky, the Donetsk mayor Alexander Lukjanchenko and others.
According to the event plan the biggest plane in the world AN-225 "Мрія" has landed on the air-strip. Boris Kolesnikov, Alexander Tislenko and Andrey Shishatsky and Alexander Lukjanchenko cut a red ribbon before the landed giant, thereby placing in operation new air-strip.
We remind you that construction of the air-strip was directed by "Altcom" road construction" within the frameworks of CE "International airport "Donetsk" reconstruction. This project is included in the State target program of preparation and carrying out in Ukraine a final part of the European championship on football 2012. Works on object were started in the summer 2007.
For today the air-strip, connecting taxi tracks №№ 1,2 and a section of main taxi track which length is 1,64 kilometers.
Reference: The new air-strip corresponds to the international standards, is capable to accept all kinds of planes, in particular "Aerobus-380" and «the Boeing 747». By estimations of experts air-strip of the Donetsk airport will be the modernest in Ukraine and one of the best in Europe. It's length is 4 kilometers, width – 75 meters, a thickness – 1 meter. Heavy-duty concrete of mark М-450 is used. It is laid 650 thousand cubic meter of concrete and 700 tons of armature, 550 000 square meters of coverings are executed. Marks: ПЦМ-80. A meteominimum category – 3 (the Meteorological minimum (a meteominimum) in aircraft — the minimum values of height of the bottom border of clouds and horizontal visibility at which performance of launches, landings and flights on a route is possible).
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