Novosibirsk Airport Took Part in Sochi 2014 Olympic Torch Relay
OREANDA-NEWS. The representative of NOVOSIBIRSK International Airport took part in the Sochi 2014 Olympic torch relay in Novosibirsk. The HR director of Airport Tolmachevo JSC Svetlana SEMYONOVA carried the Olympic flame along the Stroiteley prospect in Akademgorodok, afterwards she passed it to the next torchbearer.
“This is a great honor and responsibility to take part in the Olympic torch relay, as the core Olympic values of excellence, friendship and respect constitute philosophy within Novosibirsk Tolmachevo airport. No doubt, the upcoming Sochi Winter Olympic Games will unite people of our country, strengthen inner ties and traditions as well as will give a new start for the development of sports and social infrastructure,” noted Svetlana SEMYONOVA.
For those passengers who are going to attend the Sochi Winter Olympic Games in January - February 2014, NOVOSIBIRSK International Airport offers convenient direct flights from Novosibirsk to Sochi. For further information, please contact us at 8 (383) 216-97-50 or 216-97-51.
NOVOSIBIRSK International Airport is the largest air hub in Russia east of the Urals on major transit routes between Europe and Asia. The domestic terminal capacity makes up to 1,800 passengers per hour, while the capacity on international flights - up to 750 passengers per hour. The airport has two runways. In 2013 it expects to serve over 3.7 million passengers.
The Olympic Torch Relay is a traditional event which precedes the opening ceremony of the Summer and Winter Olympic Games. The Sochi 2014 Olympic Torch Relay is going to be the longest national marathon in the entire history of the Winter Olympic Games - over 65,000 km. In total, the Olympic torch will be carried through 2,900 settlements from Moscow to Sochi. In Novosibirsk the Olympic torch relay extended for 44 km with more than 260 torchbearers.