Flights to Kamembe Airport in Rwanda to Resume in July

Flights to Kamembe airport are set to resume in July 2015 following the rehabilitation of the airport's run way, Rwanda Civil Aviation Authority has said.

So far, 50% of the work has been done with the rest of the project expected to be completed by the end of July, Tony Barigye, RCAA's communication manager told The New Times.

Kamembe airport was closed in November 2014 for renovations of the airport's runway.

According to experts and sector players, RCCA must ensure that work is done according to the schedule because any delays may greatly impact on the aviation industry.

The renovation works are expected to cost about Rwf5.1 billion. When completed, the airport will be able to accommodate big aircrafts, as well as help decongest the airport.

The works involve resurfacing the runway, upgrading the taxiway, apron and airfield marking to make the airport

Source: allAfrica