The Murmansk Airport. Photo: Atle Staalesen

Government sells stake in Murmansk airport

The 38 percent share is acquired by company Novaport.
March 17, 2016


The auction on the regional airport stake is won by Rivoli, a company associated with Novaport, Russian media reports. The 38 percent stake is sold for 81,9 million rubles.

The deal has now been approved by the Federal Anti-Monopoly Service, RIA Novosti informs.

With the acquisition, Novaport significantly strengthens its control over the company, in which it from before holds a major stake. Novaport also owns stakes in another nine Russian regional airports, the company website informs.

The Murmansk Airport in 2015 had a 12,6 percent passenger growth. According to the airport website, a total of 751,258 passengers used the airport.

Air carrier Nordavia flies between Murmansk and several destinations, including Arkhangelsk. Photo: Atle Staalesen




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