Maldives Transport and Contracting Company (MTCC) has announced that works are underway to complete the Regional Airport located in the Island of HA. Hoarafushi by the 11th of November 2020.
CEO of MTCC visited the airport area and inspected the ongoing works as well as the concluded parts of the project. He further determined the remaining works left to be completed with help from on-site workers.
According to the company, overall works of the airport project are coming along smoothly at a fast pace compared to during the past few months and the project is expected to be finished by the announced date.
The scope of the project includes the construction of a 1200m runway, 8,635m² of apron and taxiway, service roads in front of the terminal, 9,473m² of parking area, 1,718m² of fire access road, a fire building, a passenger terminal, 720m of airport security and a beach fence area.
Development of regional airports such as the Hoarafushi Airport will make guest transfer more convenient in the northernmost atolls. Moreover, these airports are a vital infrastructure to support our ever-expanding tourism industry, says the Government.
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