Passenger traffic at Simferopol Airport in 2017 amounted to more than 5 million people. By the number of domestic destinations served by the airport is the leader in its segment. Regular flights here are performed by more than 15 domestic airlines. The capacity of the existing terminals today is only 1200 people per hour, which does not allow to cope with the increased passenger traffic.
So there was an urgent need to build a new modern airport complex.