*BAM International has been awarded a €37 million design and construct contract for the rehabilitation and extension of Kilimanjaro International Airport.
*Completion date: July 2016.
*The project entails the refurbishment of the terminal building (built in 1971), construction of a new parallel taxiway, extension of the existing apron and taxiways, repairs on the runway, as well as the drainage and sewage works, installation of new airfield ground lighting and floodlights along the apron.
*Funding was partly granted by the Dutch fund ORIO for the development and implementation of this project. The remaining part is guaranteed by commercial financing arranged by the Government of Tanzania.
Source: Royal BAM Group http://www.bam.eu/press/press-releases/bam-to-renovate-and-extend-kilimanjaro-airport-in-tanzania?position=0&list=v_RL9Qt8k0Z0teNP8THSb6It1tCCy-8cV_vvmMGcDtk
Images credit: Royal BAM Group and Tanzania Airports Authority.
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