Plot secured for Ghanzi Airport


The Ministry of Transport and Communication has identified and reserved a plot for the construction of Ghanzi Airport, 15 kilometres along the New Xade road.

When updating Ntlo Ya Dikgosi on Wednesday, the Assistant Minister of Local Government and Rural Development, also speaking on behalf of the Ministry of Transport and Communication, Botlogile Tshireletso said a new location for the airport development is identified and planned for the necessary Environmental Impact Assessment. 

The Civil Aviation Authority of Botswana (CAAB) had plans to construct a new airport near Ghanzi hospital. The project was based on designs completed in 2009 during the National Development Plan 10. However, it did not go through due to the moratorium on new projects then (during the economic meltdown). 

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