Cameroon: 7 million Dollars to upgrade Garoua Airport

27 October 2009

The Cameroon Ministry of Transport announced at the end of last week that the Government has released three billion CFA Francs (6.8 million Dollars) for upgrading Garoua Airport.

Bello Bouba Maïgari issued this statement on the fifteenth anniversary of activity by Ascena, the Air Safety Agency in Africa and Madagascar, in the presence of the Secretary of State Mefiro Oumarou and the Director General of Ascena, Youssouf Mahamat.

The work, which will start in 2010, include the renovation of the roof of the terminal and upgrading of the runway.

The exact date for the completion of the work is not yet known.

Garoua Airport is located in the north of Cameroon and has the capacity to handle 1,500,000 passengers and 5,000 tonnes of freight per year.<br/>

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