Pirin Airport, near Bansko to service ski charter flights
At least 20 million Euro will be the investment for the construction of an airport nearby the Musomishta village near Gotse Delchev. This was announced by an expert from the Civil Aviation Administration. The investor „Health and wellness” and has already received an approved general plan for the development of the airport. It plans complete rehabilitation of the runway of the former military airport. The runway is 2100 m long and is planned to be widened from 25 to 45 metres. Thus it will be able to service medium sized air planes like “Airbus A320” and “Boeing 737”
The investment also includes the contraction of a new passenger terminal will arrival and departure halls, customs, fuel stations, as well as sheds for small business planes.
The investor plans to complete the airport for the winter season 2015/2016. It will service mainly charter flights with tourists for the mountain resorts Bansko and Dobrinishte and the SPA resorts in the region, including Sandanski.
The capacity of the airport will be for at least 1500 flights and 100 thousand passengers annually. A helipad is also included in the project as it is essential for urgent medical service in the neighbouring winter resorts and wellness centres.