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Almaty Airport will be expanded with a new terminal by next summer.
The new terminal of the Almaty airport will start operating next summer. Today, the airport is extremely busy.
"The airport's capacity is 2 mln passengers a year. Over 8 mln people are expected this year. Almaty is becoming a hub - a new terminal is urgently needed,”
- Akim of the city Erbolat Dosaev said.
The new terminal in Almaty will provide an opportunity to enlarge the passenger traffic up to 14 mln people a year. Thus, the air harbor will be turned into an international transport hub.