Maputo International Airport in Mozambique to be refurbished using European funding

7 August 2013

Mozambican state airport management company Aeroportos de Moçambique (AdM) has launched a public tender for refurbishment and improvement of the ramp areas of Maputo international Airport, which was recently rebuilt and modernised by Chinese company Anhui Foreign Economic Construction Corporation (AFECC), Mozambican news agency AIM reported.

According to AIM the project will be funded by the European Investment Bank (EIB) and the French Development Agency, and follows conclusion of work to expand and modernise the domestic terminal of Maputo International Airport last year.

According to the tender announcement this project will include relaying the runway surface, building new road surfaces and replacing luminous signage in the ramp areas.

The project also includes construction of a new fuel pipeline to supply aircraft, drainage work, and training for civil works maintenance.

Both projects are part of a larger project to expand and modernise Maputo International Airport, which also includes construction of a new international terminal, a VIP room and an air traffic control tower.

Modernization and expansion of Maputo International Airport cost around US$130 million. (macauhub)