Transport Prosecutor's office began check of areas adjacent to airports in major cities of the country. Dump waste near the runways that attract birds and pose a threat to aircraft.
Kurgan airport is not the busiest aviation hub, but one of the problem. The security of each flight are at stake here. The collision of aircraft with bird can result in a crash. According to the Federal aviation regulations-landfills with debris is allowed to place at least 15 km from the airport. In Kurgan wastes stored in 3 landfills within a few hundred meters from the runway. At the airport, however, monitor the situation: before each takeoff and landing safety checks ornithological service. Scare away birds with acoustic guns along take-off and landing aircraft. Transport office of public Prosecutor has addressed in court with the requirement to local authorities to resolve near the airport of Kurgan 3 illegal dumps of garbage. To deal with the landfills Kurgan officials promised at the beginning of November. It is planned to install video surveillance to monitor areas.
In Yekaterinburg, the landfill 6 km from Koltsovo airport. In March 2016 flocks of birds here was the real problem. In the area of 10 hectares years of stored trash. After the Prosecutor's inspections, regulations and penalties the problem with the birds failed to solve it. The site near Yekaterinburg continues his work, but here we only take debris that does not attract birds. Annually in the world it happens about 5 thousand of collisions of aircraft with birds.
This summer in Tyumen bird hit the engine of the aircraft performing a landing at the airport Roschino. The return flight departs to Moscow was delayed for 8 hours. The airline intends to collect from the airport and 1 million rubles. Complaints sent to the Ministry of transport and Rosaviation that the Russian airports neglect the requirements for ornithological protection of aerodromes.
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