Kazan international airport is allowed to accept AN-124 “Ruslan” aircrafts
In July specially organized government committee performed an inspection of Kazan international airport to accept AN-124 aircraft and its specifications. As a result it was observed that all departments working on aircrafts serving were qualified to accept and depart such type of planes.
On 5th August was made required entry in State Registration Certificate of Kazan international airport on allowance to accept AN-124 aircrafts.
Earlier “Ruslan” was landed at Kazan airport only by temporary authorizations.
AN-124 “Ruslan” is a strategic airlift jet aircraft. It was designed by the Antonov design bureau. The plane has an onboard overhead crane capable of lifting up to 30 tonnes of cargo, and items up to 120 tonnes can be winched on board