West Region will increase its engagement at the Airport Szczecin Goleniów about 5 thousand. new shares worth 5 million zł - said on Thursday PAP West Pomeranian Marshal's Office. And the city of Szczecin will include shares worth 3 million zł.

Thanks to this support, the second phase will be financed reconstruction of the airport - told PAP on Thursday, a spokesman for the Airport Szczecin-Goleniów Krzysztof Domagalski.

According to him, this stage will include the construction of a parallel taxiway, apron and repair of the runway. Renovation of the airport is to be completed in the summer of next year - said Domagalski.

According to the West Pomeranian Marshal Algirdas Geblewicz Szczecin-Goleniów is an essential part of the transport infrastructure of Western Pomerania and the subscription of additional shares by region is part of a long-term plan to support the modernization of the airport.

In mid-May meeting of shareholders increased the company's share capital for a total amount of 8 million zł by establishing new shares. From this pool of state will share in the amount of 5 million zł - 5 thousand. shares with a value of 1 thousand. zł each - and Szczecin 3 million zł.

Capital increase is a consequence of last year signed an agreement supporting the modernization of airports by West province and the City of Szczecin, which are its major shareholders support.

As a result, Western Province will be in the company shares amounting to 13.52 per cent., City of Szczecin 33.39 per cent., The municipality Goleniów 3.35 per cent., While the Polish Airports State Enterprise 49.74 percent.