Kumasi International Airport is scheduled to Open in June

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The opening of Kumasi International Airport is scheduled for June. Stay updated on aviation developments.

Transport Minister Kwaku Ofori Asiamah has revealed that Kumasi International Airport is slated to be commissioned and fully operational by the conclusion of June this year.

He emphasized that this advancement would notably ease the difficulties encountered by air travelers in the northern region, who presently must journey to Accra for international flights. The Ghana Airport Company anticipates that around 800,000 air passengers will utilize the new airport each year. Additionally, the airport is anticipated to be renamed Nana Agyeman Prempeh I International Airport.

In an interview with JoyNews, Mr. Asiamah stated, “Per the Ghana Airport Company Limited, we are looking that by the end of June, we should start operationalizing this terminal.”

This statement from the Transport Minister is in line with previous remarks made by the Finance Minister in February. Dr. Mohammed Amin Adam mentioned that the long-delayed Kumasi International Airport project is on track for completion in April this year.

Dr. Adam explained that a significant portion of the required funds for this capital-intensive project has been disbursed by the government to the contractor, facilitating the resumption of construction work.

He assured that the outstanding payment of two million euros will be settled within a week, ensuring that funding does not hinder project complDuring his visit to the airport, the Finance Minister underscored the importance of completing the project promptly, urging the contractor to accelerate their efforts to meet the April 2024 deadline.

Dr. Amin Adam emphasized that the successful completion of the Kumasi International Airport project will improve air travel services and have a positive impact on citizens’ lives.

He reiterated his plea for swift action from the contractor to ensure that the airport is ready for public use within the next two months.

Source: Citinews

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