21 Feb 2024 15:11

Novaport plans to open new terminals in 13 Russian airports from 2024-2026

MOSCOW. Feb 21 (Interfax) - Novaport plans to finish building new terminals and put them into operation in 13 Russian airports from 2024-2026, the founder of the holding, Roman Trotsenko said.

"Every year we commission 4-5 new terminals, which are built with our money according to a schedule agreed upon with the Ministry of Transport. We commissioned Kemerovo, Novosibirsk, the largest terminal outside Moscow - Vladikavkaz, and the international terminal in Saransk," in 2023, Trotsenko said at the Forum of National Achievements: Transport at the Russia Expo.

"We expect delivery of Stavropol, Tomsk, and Magadan in 2024 and at the end of the year, Ulan-Ude and Voronezh - that is, five new terminals will be built in 2024," he said. "We are not stopping: for 2025 we have a program. There is Murmansk, the second terminal in Tyumen, Kavkazskie Mineralnye Vody, a huge terminal that will become the main transfer hub in the south of the country, and Barnaul."

Novaport's plans for 2026 include the delivery of terminals at the airports of Magnitogorsk, Chita, Kaliningrad, and Chelyabinsk. Expansion of the terminal complex in Kemerovo is also planned. "We have a new terminal there now, but we see that passenger traffic is growing."

At the end of 2021, the Novaport holding owned or managed controlling stakes in 21 regional airports at the end of 2021: Novosibirsk, Chelyabinsk, Volgograd, Tomsk, Astrakhan, Chita, Tyumen, Perm, Murmansk, Kemerovo, Mineralnye Vody, Kaliningrad, Ulan-Ude, Vladikavkaz, Voronezh, Saransk, Belgorod, Nalchik and at the Pulkovo cargo terminal (St. Petersburg), as well as minority stakes (48-49%) at the airports of Barnaul and Stavropol. Novaport also became the owner of 74% of the operating company of the Pskov airport in 2021.

Novaport participates in the capital of the airports of Blagoveshchensk, Magadan, Orenburg, Orsk, Magnitogorsk and Elista through the Big Country Airports company (a joint venture with the Regional Airports group).