DUSHANBE, July 14, 2014, Asia-Plus -- Dushanbe International Airport (DIA) held a meeting today to review the results of the past half-year’s work.

“Over the report period, the airport has served 368.517 departing and 289,930 arriving passengers,” said Muhammadyusuf Shodiyev a spokesman to DIA.  “Over the same six-month period, DIA has transferred 33,076,209 somoni to the national budget.”    

Dushanbe International Airport is an airport located in Dushanbe, the capital of Tajikistan. Dushanbe airport is main hub for Tajik Air and Somon Air and Tajik Air also Tajik Air has its head office on the airport property.

Work has begun on upgrading facilities at the airport.  To bring the Dushanbe airport up to international air traffic standards, an extension project has been launched to raise the overall space of the international terminal to 11,000 m² with a capacity of 5,000 passengers per hour. This project is being implemented under financial support of France which provided Tajikistan a long-term low interest loan.