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18 october 2018

New Ground Handling Eqipment in Tolmachevo Airport

Under the ground equipment upgrade program, Tolmachevo Airport has replenished its ramp machinery fleet.

Three baggage tugs TD25-A for towing of baggage, container carts and aircraft ground servicing equipment have been purchased. Due to its characteristics and size the tug has high towing capacity, low noise level and high mobility.

Photo by Viktor Fedorov

Photo by Viktor Fedorov

Besides, in order to reduce the cargo and baggage handling time in the context of increase in number of aircraft to be served, JSC Tolmachevo Airport has purchased a new self-propeller container loader JBT AeroTech CLT-8 with carrying capacity of 3600 kg, equipped with the strengthened frame capable to sustain the dynamic load. Today, Tolmachevo Airport has six container-pallet loaders of various configurations for cargo and baggage handling.

Also Tolmachevo Airport got two self-propelled passenger steps WTJ5060JKT. Passenger steps are specially designed for passenger boarding and disembarcation. Such type of passenger steps is characterized by high reliability, wide scope of application, advanced technologies, modern appearance and functionality. Cabin shape provides the operator with wide view angle for connection to plane.

Generally, since the beginning of the year, the ground handling equipment fleet of the airport was replenished with 24 machinery units.

NOVOSIBIRSK International Airport is the largest air hub east of the Urals on the main air routes between Europe and Asia. The capacity of domestic terminal makes up to 1,800 passengers per hour, and international terminal capacity is 1,300 passengers per hour. The airport has two runways of ICAO I and II categories.

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