The president of Ukraine Victor Yushchenko agrees with transfer of airfields to state ownership.
It was declared to journalists by the Minister of Transport and communications of Ukraine Iosif Vinsky after meeting of Council of national safety and defense.
Thus, according to him, the president supported a position of Mintranssvyaz and the Cabinet of Ukraine.
"The president supported a position that airfields will be in state ownership. That is it is runways, the earth and all system of safety", - Iosif Vinsky emphasized.
"Transfer of the airports to state ownership will allow to ensure safety of flights, in particular to Euro-2012", - he told.
The Vienna noted that adduced telling arguments in favor of such option and they were apprehended by the president. Also he reported that the president supported a position of Mintranssvyaz and concerning development of sea transport.
In turn at a briefing the secretary of the National Security and Defense Council Raisa Bogatyreva reported that at meeting of Council the government resolution on the concept of development of the airports was actually supported and the option of their transfer to state property is approved.
"Means of navigation providing and vzletno - landing strips - these moments remain in state ownership. Everything, as for other filling of activity of the airports, it, according to the state concept, will be solved together with local governments".
She also reported that the document, "will be developed further and is once again reconsidered, concerning what airports such decisions" will be made.
"All supported such approach, and it is possible to tell safely that local governments can be calmed by that any withdrawal, especially, power, completely the airports which are their municipal property, won't occur", - Raisa Bogatyreva told.
We will remind, the Ministry of transport and communication of Ukraine plans to return from municipal to state ownership 24 airports. These plans are provided in developed by the concept of development of the airports.
In particular, to state property it is planned to return the airports:Donetsk, Zhulyana (Kiev), Odessa, Simferopol, Kharkov, Vinnytsia (Gavrishevka), Ivano - Frankovsk, Kirovograd, Nikolaev, Lugansk, Poltava, Rivne, Sumy, Ternopol, Uzhgorod, Kherson, Khmelnytsky, Chernovtsy, Cherkassy, Izmail, Mariupol, Kerch, Krivoi Rog, Severodonetsk.
Besides, the concept provided need to keep the Borispol airport (city of Kiev), Berdyansk, Dnepropetrovsk and Lviv in state property.
We will remind, on March 5 the government approved the concept of the State target program of development of the airports of Ukraine till 2020.