Major Boost to Lamerd Int’l Airport Capacity

Major Boost to Lamerd Int’l Airport CapacityMajor Boost to Lamerd Int’l Airport Capacity

Lamerd International Airport’s new passenger terminal was inaugurated on April 23 by President Hassan Rouhani via videoconference.
The airport's passenger capacity has now increased from 150,000 to 900,000 per year, according to Siavash Amirmokri, managing director of Iran Airports Company.
The airport is located in the city of Lamerd, the capital of Lamerd County in the southern Fars Province. The development of the terminal spread over 5,500 square meters started in the fiscal 2014-15, the Ministry of Roads and Urban Development's news service reported.
More than 400 billion rials ($2.46 million) have been invested in the project.
According to Minister of Roads and Urban Development Mohammad Eslami, Iran's airport capacity has increased by 10 million passengers per year since President Hassan Rouhani first took office in August 2013.
Eslami added that 20 new projects in the aviation industry will become operational by the end of the current Iranian year (March 2021).


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