“Armenia” international airports” CJSC
The surface of the aerodrome elements (runway, taxiway, apron) was repaired and the aerodrome lighting system was modernized: new system IDMAN was installed. The runway surface capacity was improved.
The aerodrome rescue service was re-equipped: 3 modern fire trucks were acquired.
The cargo refrigerating terminal was put into operation, the capacity of which is about 700m³.
Airport new passenger terminal was put into operation, which fully complies with the international criteria and provides possibility of handling about 3,5 million passengers annually. In the new passenger terminal there are service halls for VIP passengers and official delegations.
Presidential service building was put into operation.
Gyumri “Shirak” airport
Gyumri “Shirak” airport has been in operation since 1961 and is the second international airport of the Republic of Armenia. The geometric dimensions of the aerodrome runway are 3220x45m. According to the international criteria the aerodrome complies with “4D” class. The navigation system, installed in the aerodrome, provides 60x550m meteorological minimum conditions for landing, which complies with ICAO CAT I. In accordance with the RA legislation and international standards the aerodrome of “Shirak” airport is certified by the general department of civil aviation at the government of the Republic of Armenia. Aerodrome of “Shirak” airport is a civil aerodrome of joint base. Aerodrome operational and technical parameters make it possible to operate Boeing-757, Airbus- 319(320), IL-76, TU-154 and low-class airplanes. “Shirak” airport can be used as an alternate to “Zvartnots” airport.
The surface of the aerodrome runway and taxiway “A” was repaired and the aerodrome lighting system was modernized: new system IDMAN was installed. The runway surface capacity was improved.
The surface of aerodrome main taxiway, taxiway “B” and aircraft stands was repaired. From “Shirak” airport flights are carried out to a number of cities of Russian Federation.
Further information about Yerevan “Zvartnots” and Gyumri “Shirak” airports can be acquired visiting www.aia-zvartnots.aero website.