Monday, October 6, 2014

Airport News on Manila, Nepal and Okinawa

Neelam Mathews
Oct 5, 2014

Read in IHS Jane's Airport Review

Four shortlisted for Nepal project
Northwest Civil Aviation Airport Construction Group of China has emerged as the lowest bidder for civil works on the USD90 million upgrade project at Gautam Buddha Airport in Nepal.
The regional airport - also known as Bhairahawa Airport - is the gateway to Lumbini, birthplace of the Buddha, and a popular tourist destination for Southeast Asians...........

Okinawa set for expansion

02 October 2014
Runway and terminal facilities at Okinawa Naha Airport in Japan are being upgraded and expanded.
An international terminal - opened in February 2014, with two gates and capacity to handle 1.5 million passengers per annum - is already at saturation point, and will be expanded to cope with up to 4 million passengers. With a second runway approaching completion, Okinawa "has a potential role as a low-cost airline transit airport," according to recent analysis from the Centre for Asia Pacific Aviation......
  • Manila cleared for third runway

    A new USD55 million runway is to be built at Manila Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) in the Philippines before President Benigno Aquino leaves office in 2016, the country's civil aviation authority has confirmed. The third runway at NAIA will be 2,100 m long, reducing inbound delays and......

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