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Construction of the new Khartoum Airport begins in October

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Feb 19, 2006 (KHARTOUM) — The construction works of the new Khartoum Airport will begin next October so as to be completed in the year 2010, said chairman of the implementation unit of the project, Maj. Gen. Abdul-Karim Abdalla.

The airport will be located 40 kilometres south of the centre of Khartoum.

At the regular press forum of the official (SUNA) Sunday, Abdalla said that the new airport will be established at an area of 94 square kilometres.

He said that a committee headed by the State Minister for Finance was set up to study the funding options for establishment of the project.

Abdalla indicated that the expected economic and urban progress in the country necessitated establishment of a new Khartoum Airport which will cope with the international standards in this domain.

He announced that a German company was selected as consultant for implementation of the project depending on its technical competitive criteria and offer.

He said that the new airport will include two run-ways at the length of 4000 meters and a width of 60 meters, adding that the height of the new airport’s tower will be 58.1 meters.

Abdalla said that the airport will include a passenger terminal at an area of 86,000 square meters, and second one for cargo at an area of 40,000 square meters, in addition to a Presidential Terminal at an area of 3,750 meters, and large planes parks and maintenance workshops and other facilities.

Meanwhile, he said that the utilities at the new Khartoum Airport will include an international hotel with 300 rooms, a modern conference hall and a big plane supply centre. He added that several services, petroleum stations and markets will be established at the area around the new airport.

(ST)

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