Russia Opens New Terminal Ahead of Winter Olympics

21 September 2010 (Last Updated September 21st, 2010 18:30)

Sochi International Airport in Russia has opened a new terminal which is expected to handle the rise in passenger numbers during the 2014 Winter Olympics. The terminal has been built at a cost of RUB6.2bn ($200m) by investment company Basic Element. The new facility will h

Sochi International Airport in Russia has opened a new terminal which is expected to handle the rise in passenger numbers during the 2014 Winter Olympics.

The terminal has been built at a cost of RUB6.2bn ($200m) by investment company Basic Element.

The new facility will have the capacity to handle 3,800 passengers per hour by 2014.

The terminal, which includes eco-friendly and modern equipment, will commence both domestic and international flight operations.