Portuguese construction company Soares da Costa awarded contract to repair and expand airport in Mozambique

4 September 2012

Portuguese construction company Soares da Costa is set to carry out work to repair and extend Pemba airport in Mozambique’s Cabo Delgado province, in northern Mozambique, which currently sees traffic of 100,000 passengers per year, the Mozambican press reported.

The contract signed at the weekend between state airport management company Aeroportos de Moçambique and Soares da Costa outlines that the Portuguese company will remodel and extend the airport within eight months.

According to Manuel Veterano, chairman of Aeroportos de Moçambique, the building work, which is expected to cost 10 million euros, will consist of repairing operational areas, the runway, the taxiway, expanding the apron, passenger terminal and construction of a new car park. (macauhub)