Bissau Airport, Guinea Bissau, to have new control tower and fuel tank

7 December 2009

Bissau, Guinea Bissau, 7 Dec – The Agency for Air Navigation Safety in Africa and Madagascar Friday laid the first stone for construction of a new technical services building at Osvaldo Vieira International Airport in Guinea Bissau.

The work is estimated to cost US$10 million, and is being carried out to coincide with the agency’s 50th anniversary.

The project includes building a control tower, a fuel storage tank and a fire safety building.

The Agency for Air navigation Safety in Africa and Madagascar, which has 18 member countries, controls air space of 1.1 million square kilometres, with 25 international airports.

The project is due to be concluded in 2013. (macauhub)