Kazakhstan’s Government allows to sell Almaty International Airport 14 сентября 2012, 14:38
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Almaty International Airport. ©Yaroslav Radlovskiy
Kazakhstan’s Government has allowed Venus Airport Investments B.V to sell its 100% of shares in the Almaty International Airport, the largest international airport in Kazakhstan, through the Kazakhstan Stock Exchange, Newskaz.ru reports, citing respective government resolution as of September 10.
According to the resolution, the sales of the shares shall not be a subject of any restrictions in terms of the number of shares to be sold to a single purchaser.
Venus Airport Investments B.V. has been the sole shareholder of the airport since April 2011 following the purchase from SAT Infosystems and Meridian Capital for $86.7 million.
According to the official website, in 2011, the airport handled 3,665,538 passengers (19% growth to 2010 – 3,077,615 passengers), including 1,830,297 arriving passengers, and 1,835,241 departing passengers.