Dominica govt shares update on International Airport

Dominica govt shares update on International Airport

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Roseau, Dominica: The Government of the Commonwealth of Dominica shared an update about the Dominica International Airport. As per the update, the construction procedure of the Dominica International Airport is moving quickly, as expected.

This project has been considered one of the majors in the country as it will connect the small island state of Dominica with the world. The government of Dominica has outlined that the airport will be climate resilient and will withstand all upcoming natural disasters.

The update stunned the residents and citizens of the country, who took the comment section of the post and lauded the government and administration for speedy and efficient work. One of the citizens named, Anne Carbon, commented, “Wow! That’s awesome!” while another named, Gregoire Colat, commented, “We are going to have one of the most beautiful views while landing. The experience of our island starts right at the entry point.”

Furthermore, the third one, named Juliana Lockhart Fontaine, wrote, “Things are happening now, I see. Nice. I pray it will happen in the next two years.”

Earlier, the Prime Minister of Dominica- Dr Roosevelt Skerrit, assured that the government has planned that the international airport will be completed and operational by 2026. As per the update, after this airport is inaugurated, the nation will receive over 20 airlines from the Caribbean region, Europe and North America.

The project was announced in 2020 and cost $ 1 billion. The airport will be constructed in the Wesley region, and the facility will have three gates; it is anticipated that the annual throughput will be around 60,000 people.

As per the latest update, Prime Minister Skerrit visited the construction site of the international airport at Wesley. During his visit, he interacted with the media persons and mentioned several significant aspects. He expressed his pleasure and mentioned that he is glad to interact with the media personnel of the country.

During the visit, he was accompanied by Cabinet and Parliament, officials of Montreal Management Consultants (MMCE) and the contracting firm CR5 and members of the Board of Directors of the International Airport Development Company.