22 Jan 2024

Zimbabwe: Mutasa South is New Site for Mutare Airport


Mutare — Plans by the Government to relocate the Grand Reef Airport near Mutare to Mutasa South District where there is enough flat land for a new modern airport are at an advanced stage with the Airports Company of Zimbabwe (ACZ) set to conduct a feasibility study at the new site.

At the same time other roads around Mutare are to be rehabilitated under the Emergency Road Rehabilitation Programme Phase 2 (ERRP2).

Last Friday, Transport and Infrastructural Development Minister Felix Mhona, his deputy Joshua Sacco and Minister of State for Manicaland Provincial Affairs and Devolution Misheck Mugadza, among other senior Government officials, toured Forbes border post and the proposed airport site.

In an interview after the tour, Airports Company of Zimbabwe chief executive Mr Tawanda Gusha said the Airports Company of Zimbabwe was going to conduct a feasibility study to quick-start the works for the development of the airport for Mutare.

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Source: allAfrica

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