On 18th November, Prime Minister Ch.Saikhanbileg was introduced to the newly-completed transit hall and new aircraft parking facility at the airport. Because of the increased space, the airport which used to have the capacity of 800 passengers per hour, can now take 1200 passengers. The Prime Minister was shown the new passport control area consisting of eight channels and the newly launched “E Gate”. Mr Saikhanbileg expressed his appreciation to the heads of the Ministry of Transportation, the General Civil Aviation Authority, Chinggis Khaan International Airport, and the national carrier MIAT for undertaking the modernization work within such a short period. It should be noted that the the construction works have not been financed by the State Budget, but with MNT 1.9 billion investment provided by Chinggis Khaan International Airport itself.