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LE MONDE A UNE NOUVELLE ADRESSE : DIASS

Depuis 2001, dix(10) sites potentiels dans un périmétre de 60km autour de Dakar ont été évalués par les experts de l'ASECNA. Le site de DIASS, à 45 km à l'est de Dakar a été retenu pour diverses raisons:
• sa superficie de 4000 hectares
• l'absence de relief saillant
• une nature du sol adéquat
• l'absence de concentration urbaine proche
• une bonne accessibilité par la RNI et la future autoroute Dakar-Diamnadio

UN AEROPORT D'ENVERGURE MONDIALE

Véritable futur moteur du développement économique sous régional, ce nouvel aéroport offrira une capacité, une qualité de service et des conditions de sûreté et de sécurité de classe mondiale:
• Une première aérogare de 42000 m2 (le double de la superficie de celle de Dakar), 2 niveaux, arrivée et départ, six(6) passserelles pour un accès direct aux avions
• Une capacité annuelle initiale de 3 millions de passagers
• 30 positions de parking avions et une piste à même d'acceuillir les plus gros porteurs de dernière génération ainsi qu'un système élaboré de voies de circulation des avions au sol et toutes les installations connexes nécessaires










The New International Airport





DESCRIPTION
This project is about the building of a new international airport, to replace the existing Leopold Sedar Senghor airport of Dakar-Yoff ; this new airport will be built to meet the demand in mid-term and long-term air traffic.
• Capacity of 2000 ha against the current 800 ha;
• Possibility of building two 4.000 m X 60 m runways designed for the existing and future high-capacity aircraft (third-generation planes);
• An initial capacity of 3 million passengers per year, which could be extended by modules by 2020;
• Capacity of 50.000 aircraft movements per year by 2020.
This airport will have several purposes: passenger and freight traffic, commercial services, workshop for the maintenance of aircraft, premises for the storing and conservation of fresh produce.

PROJECT COST
The estimated cost of this project (in terms of investments) is CFA F173 billion, 260 million Euros, not including costs related to upkeep and relocation of local populations, which are estimated at CFA F7 billion, or 10 million Euros.


OBJECTIVES
The main objectives of this project are to:
• Contribute to relieving the pressure on the Dakar traffic, by favouring the emergence of a second economic pole outside the region of Dakar;
• Make Senegal a hub airport and a preferential technical stop in West Africa for air traffic from and to Europe, North and South America;
• Create optimum conditions, in order to welcome 1 500 000 tourists by 2010;
• Improve the quality of services, reduce bottlenecks;
• Develop our exports and play a leading role in our regional space;
• Increase our investments through a significant growth of foreign investment flows;
• Develop some space for the performance of airport-related industrial activities (aeronautical maintenance, a domain in which Senegal has some expertise) .

MODE OF FINANCING
Given the high cost of investment and the government’s constraints in terms of public finance, the plan is to resort to public-private partnership, of D.B.O.T. (Design, Built, Operate, Transfer) type.

STATE OF PROGRESS
• The site has been identified and secured (40 km from Dakar);
• Carrying out of a technical, economic and financial feasibility study, in cooperation with ABB International, focusing on the following points:
o transport study,
o Technical dimensioning,
o study of financial feasibility,
o study of social economic aspects,
o analysis of the environmental impact.
• Development of an economic and financial model
• Payment of a part of upkeep expenses (Ndiass zone);
• Preliminary analysis of the network of inlets (water, electricity and telecommunications);
• Initiation of state-related actions (access to site, resorting to air army and constabulary);
• Physical security (building of the property wall on free zones;
• Financial mobilisation for the payment in full of upkeep expenses
• Carrying out of an update study of the technical, economic, environmental, social and financial feasibility ;
• Carrying out of a displacement and relocation plan .

NEXT STEPS
• Carrying out of the state-incumbent actions (displacement of populations, setting up of networks of inlets, building of infrastructures for the air army etc.) ;
• Preparation of the call for tenders dossier, to select a private operator.
 

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Really beautiful it reminds me somehow of the Chares de gulle airport with curve line like some spatialhubs but this one will only have a capacity of 3 millions passagers??

i thought that dakar was already one of the main west african hubs ....
 

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Mister One Million
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It looks good but sounds rather expensive. The Addis Ababa airport was only about US$130 million and this one seems to be about the same size, or maybe slightly smaller than the one in Addis. Of course the $ has depreciated, and the Senegal airport is being built from scratch - still, this sounds very expensive.
 

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Actually it's the second airport of Dakar, the other one being Dakar-Yoff-Léopold Sédar Senghor International Airport...btw, what will happen to that airport? will they close it and replace it with the new one once it's completed? or will they have 2 working airports in Dakar?
 

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Mister One Million
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^^ I've been assuming they would close it. Dakar doesn't need two. Heck, Chicago doesn't need two airports (but it's still nice).
 

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CURRENT DAKAR AIRPORT

^^ I've been assuming they would close it. Dakar doesn't need two. Heck, Chicago doesn't need two airports (but it's still nice).
The current Dakar airport (800 hectares) is going to become part of the proposed continental business center for multinational companies that plan to operate in the subregion , a trend that has become more possible following the relocation of many such companies from Abidjan during their rather unfortunate civil war.
The Dakar Special Economic Zone ( JAFZI ) alone is expected to attract atleast 1000 companies that are currently based in Dubai. In addition, Senegal has become part of an international consortium-Foras Investment Company- that includes the Islamic Development Bank ( the majority shareholder with 20% equity ) , Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Egypt, Malaysia, UAE , Mauritania and Jordan . This consortium/ company plans to form strategic alliances with key companies around the world to build small cars, small planes and satellites. Already the country has started producing cars on joint venture basis with Iran and Tata Motors of India has chosen Senegal to be its West African production hub.
Infoserve of Canada has already started manufacturing computers in the country while the other manufacturers in the computer industry are watching the development closely.
 

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When the new airport opens, I hope the old Leopold Sedar Senghor Airport closes for good.
 

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small but nice
 

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it would be better if there was multistory parking other than that its a nice project love the architecture
 

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The Urban Man
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This airport is a nice piece of architecture but disproportionately expensive. I would like to know under what conditions Fraport was awarded the contract. Did the Senegalese government organize a open bid?
 

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Very nice. Have been to the old airport a few times and this is like a 100% improvement. Senegal visitors will have a much better first impression of the country. The old airport was a complete mess full of beggars and people with lepra.
 
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