Thursday, 4 March 2010

Rains delay re-opening of Bukoba airport

From Daily News, Dar es Salaam

BUKOBA Airport which was scheduled to be re-opened on February 28 this year, will remain closed following ongoing rains in the Lake Zone regions.

The Tanzania Airport Authority (TAA) Bukoba Regional Manager, Mr Komba Kamchakyo, told the 'Daily News' today that the airport had been closed for two weeks starting on February 5 this year.

He said the closure was intended to allow rehabilitation work to be completed as per contract time frame. “Rehabilitation of the Bukoba Airport was expected to be completed last month or early March, this year.

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