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MOSCOW, June 15. /TASS/. Russian regions will have more airports, President Vladimir Putin said during the annual televised question and answer session on Thursday.
"The whole program on development of the airport network exists. We will continue implementing it and will allocate appropriate resources," the President said.
Russia has 228 airports to date, the Ministry of Transport told TASS.
Development of regional aviation will be a priority area in the federal target program of transport development for 2020-2030, Minister of Transport Maxim Sokolov said in late May.