Etorofu Airport


Airport Iturup took the first plane

The new airport of Etorofu, located in the Kuril Islands, took the first plane.

Landing airliner Bombardier DHC-8-300 has become a test of the operation of the structural units of the airport, and he controlled the course of landing, Minister of Transport of the Russian Federation Vladimir Degtyarev. Reis was exclusively technical in nature, but, nevertheless, it is possible to demonstrate how the newly built airport.

The first passenger flights from Iturup airport will be operated from 2015, and the airport itself will have to not only increase the reliability of air links with the Kuril Islands, but also attract new air carriers and develop new itineraries.