The Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky airport (Elizovo) is the main air gateway of the Kamchatka Krai. The airport is equipped with a 3400 meters long runway and is capable of handling airliners of any dimension.
In 2018, International Airport Petropavlovsk-Kamchatski (Elizovo) JSC became a part of Airports of Regions, a holding company, which won the investment tender for the modernization of the main airport of the region; the tender was held by the Corporation for the Development of the Kamchatka Krai. An agreement on the project implementation was signed between the Corporation for the Development of the Kamchatka Krai and Airports of Regions Management Company on 3 November 2017.
The modernization project includes the construction of a new passenger terminal building with the floor area of over 40 thousand square meters which will operate on the domestic and international passenger flights. The air terminal facility will also include a 131 room hotel and a business center. The total volume of private investments in the project will exceed 7 billion rubles. The new terminal is scheduled to be commissioned in 2021.