Funadhoo Airport to commence operations on January

PUBLISHED December 10, 2019

Sh. Funadhoo domestic airport has been announced to be opened on January 15, 2019.

The construction of airport terminal and the air traffic control towers are completed and now the final preparations to open the airport are underway, informs a Transport and Civil Aviation official to the local media.

The airport has a 1200-meter runway which has a width of 30 meters. The taxiway has a length of 90 meters while the apron has a width of 50 meters with a length of 150 meters. The airport runway and land reclamation project of the airport was carried out by MTCC.

Previously, the airport was expected to start operations in August 2019. However, Transport Ministry opened Maafaru International Airport first on November 1.

Currently, Funadhoo airport is looking for employees to work at the regional airport.

Four more airports are currently under development. They are the G.Dh Maavarulu airport, G.Dh Faresmaathodaa airport, Lh. Madivaru airport and H.A Hoarafushi airport.


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