The increase in Kermanshah airport flights due to the increase in tourists
Dariush Farmani, head of cultural heritage, handicrafts and tourism of Kermanshah province, said that the increase in flights at Kermanshah airport contributed to the growth of tourism in the province.
Tourism boom in Kermanshah with the increase of airport flights
According to Salam No, Dariush Farmani, in a meeting with the General Manager of Shahid Ashrafi Isfahani International Airport of Kermanshah, stated: Kermanshah International Airport, as the hub of the region, has a special position in the west of the country, which can play a significant role in the tourism boom of the province.
He added: “Unfortunately, in recent times, due to the renovation of the main runway of the airport, we have seen a decrease in flights from the province, which has caused damage to the province’s tourism industry, especially tourism service offices.”
The head of the cultural heritage of the province stated: Fortunately, the process of rebuilding the main runway of the airport is underway, and we hope that with the support of the senior management of the province and the efforts of the airport authorities, we will witness the speeding up of this process.
He said: Kermanshah province excels in the field of tourism in the country in terms of historical and natural advantages, and we must use all our power to strengthen the infrastructure needed to take advantage of these unique capacities.
Farmani continued: One of the most important infrastructures is having an international airport for transporting passengers, especially foreign tourists, which can make Kermanshah have a special advantage over neighboring provinces.
In this meeting, which was held in the presence of the representatives of the travel service offices of the province, the head of the General Directorate of Cultural Heritage, Tourism and Handicrafts of Kermanshah stated: Unfortunately, the tourism facilities of the province, especially the travel service offices, have suffered losses in recent years due to the spread of the Corona virus, and now it is necessary to The strengthening of airport flights provided suitable conditions for the development of these businesses.
Also, in this meeting, Mojtaba Bayati, Director General of Shahid Ashrafi Isfahani International Airport, Kermanshah, added: The construction and use of an alternative runway (taxiway) has been done with the agreement with the military centers next to the airport, and this runway is ready for operation, and the executive operations will be completed soon. The main band starts with handing over to the contractor.
Director General of Shahid Ashrafi Esfahani International Airport in Kermanshah added: Before this, parts of the main runway have been reconstructed and 46% of the remaining work is underway.
He said: To complete the main runway of Kermanshah airport, 400 billion tomans have been allocated in the first phase.
Bayati expressed hope that with the start of executive operations, we will see the complete reconstruction of the main runway of Kermanshah International Airport within a period of 12 months.
In this meeting, the representatives of the travel service offices of the province expressed their problems and demanded an increase in flights on the eve of Nowruz.
There are 85 travel service offices in Kermanshah province.