Almaty airport to resume operation on January 13, says civil aviation committee

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# 12 January 2022 12:21 (UTC +04:00)

Almaty’s international airport will resume operation on Thursday, the press service of the civil aviation committee of Kazakhstan’s ministry of industry and infrastructure development reported on Wednesday, APA reports citing TASS.

"Starting January 13, 2022, the international airport of Almaty will resume operation. According to the preliminary information provided by the airport’s management, domestic and international flights will be performed from 8:00 am (5:00 am Moscow time) to 9:00 pm (6:00 pm Moscow time)," the report said.

Minister of Industry and Infrastructure Development Kairbek Uskenbayev said on Tuesday that the airport in Almaty damaged during the unrest in Kazakhstan was technically ready to resume operation, for which a respective decision of authorized special bodies was needed.