COMPARATIVE REVIEW OF THE OF THE EKRANOPLAN ECONOMIC PERFORMANCE IN RELATION WITH OTHER THRANSPORT VEHICLES

Ekranoplan
EP-15
Speed ferry
Tallink Star
Airplane
ATR-42
Helicopter
Airbus H155
Ticket price, $ 33 40 166 120
Maximum daily passenger turnover, pers. 168 6000 48 48
Journey fullness index 0,77 0,70 0,91 0,91
Revenue, k$ 5 216 466 036 12 181 22 259
NPV, k$ 1 474 68 741 1 866 3 745
IRR 38 19 15 10
Payback period, months 42 49 53 57

The Tallinn – Helsinki route line (82 kilometers) is taken as the prototype route for the analysis of the prospective financial outcomes within 5-years time frame. The comparison takes into consideration those transport vehicles that may be applied on the route and practically comparable in terms of their logistic nature.

You may explore the detailed calculations and use them for the investment analysis of the potential route lines. The economic model is available for downloading.

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The analysis is of estimative nature. For the precise calculation the acute factual data of the particular region of operation is demanded.

In the Geography section you may explore the interactive map of the routes where EP-15 Ekranoplan may be applied. The presented economic model can be used for the financial analysis of potential operation on the chosen route line.