Aktau airport functioning at adequate level - Dauren Kossanov, Commander of Kazakh Air Force

AKTAU. August 6. KAZINFORM Aktau aerodrome was visited by the Air Defense Forces Chief of Armed Forces of Kazakhstan, Major General Nurlan Ormanbetov as well as the Commander of the Air Force, Armed Forces of Kazakhstan, Colonel Dauren Kossanov.

They observed the flights on planes Su-27 and Su-27UB, thus checking the readiness of aircraft, training of pilots and maintenance personnel and ground support services. Chief of Armed Forces of Kazakhstan presented to the military unit 30153 a new commander - Lieutenant Zhanibek Zhumashev.

"Training flights are devoted to working out the take-off and landing in different environments and to develop a common methodology. Today, daytime flights, tomorrow night flights will be held. Such flights are required, it is done weekly for the pilots not to lose acquired skills. During the flight the pilots performed various aerobatics, demonstrating the high flying and technical training school ", said the commander of the military unit 30153, Colonel Zhanibek Zhumashev.


"In the west the Aktau Air Base is the youngest one, it was formed only two years ago. I believe it is necessary to build up the strength and the means to cover the western borders. So, it means to increase the amount of equipment, the number of pilots to improve their training. According to the results of the operations we can say that the organization and flight operations at the airport Aktau are carried out according to guidelines, no violations", concluded the Commander of the Air Force, Colonel Dauren Kossanov.

On the territory of the complex there is a building under construction for the staff, training facilities, assembly and sports halls. Construction and installation works have already started. By the end of the year, it is expected that the building will be ready.

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