Bishkek, June 19 / Kabar /. Batken airport is opened on June 17, 2017 after the reconstruction, the press service of Manas international airport reported.
The opening ceremony was attended by Minister of Transport and Roads of the Kyrgyz Republic Zh. Kalilov, Advisor to the President of the Kyrgyz Republic I. Ilmiyanov, governor of Batken oblast A. Khalmurzayev, chairman of Manas international airport E. Chukuev, Director of Osh branch of Manas international airport T. Isakov and others.
Talant Isakov said that construction works at Batken airport were started in January 2017, and completed in May.
The Batken airport exists since 1958. The last major overhaul works were held in 1986.