The Ministry of Construction and Architecture announced The international tender for the construction of a new airport in Jebel (Balkan Velayat). According to Neutral Turkmenistan, applications can be submitted until January 26, 2021.
The village of Djebel has a good geographical location: 4 km to the famous mud baths "Mollakara." (year of foundation - 1908), 20 km to the administrative center of Balkan region. - Balkanabat.
The Balkan province occupies a special place in the country's economic development program adopted for 2018-2024. It is home to Turkmenistan's largest oil and gas refineries: Turkmenbashi Refinery Complex, a gas chemical complex for the production of polyethylene and polypropylene in Kiyanly village and others.
The construction of the new airport is important for the creation of appropriate transport infrastructure, which will contribute to the socio-economic development of the region.