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Riga International airport's infrastructure to be improved for 81 million

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Аuthor: Ieva Čīka/LETAOn 1 May, State Joint Stock Company Riga International Airport commenced construction as part of the project Development of the Infrastructure of the Riga International Airport.

In the period until 31 August 2014, we plan to carry out the following work: renovation of runway surface; improvement of the airstrip and the security area at the end of the runway; construction of two new taxiways; upgrade of the runway lighting system; reconstruction of the rainwater and airfield drainage system; reconstruction of aprons 2 and 3; construction of two new de-icing areas; construction of a vehicle washing hangar; construction of a waste collection area; installation of a CAT II lighting system on the taxiways.

“The completion deadlines are very tight and require a high level of accuracy in order to affect airport operations as little as possible. However, both passengers and carriers alike will benefit from the implementation of this project of improving the airport infrastructure,” Aldis Mūrnieks, CEO of Riga International Airport, noted.

The airport reminds that the project Development of the infrastructure of the Riga International Airport is co-financed by the European Union. The total cost of the project amounts to 81 million LVL. The project is co-financed from the Cohesion Fund in the amount of 41 114 034LVL and the State Budget in the amount of 8 255 847 LVL. The remaining funding is furnished by the airport.

On 1 November, State JSC Riga International Airport entered into a contract with the winner of a restricted tender – a partnership of FCC, Hochtief and ACB – regarding the performance of construction work as part of the project Development of the infrastructure of the Riga International Airport.

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  1. Pilot says:

    Finally CAT 2 approach in Riga! Its about the time, just ask any Baltic pilots!
    Next a second runway, please!

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