July 7, 2020
The US$153 million Robert Gabriel Mugabe International Airport expansion project is on course despite delays caused by the Covid-19 pandemic with the contractor Jiangsu International of China having completed 27 percent of the work.
Sept. 13, 2019
The US$153 million Robert Gabriel Mugabe International Airport expansion project is in full swing, with contractor Jiangsu International of China, having covered at least 10 percent of the work.This came out yesterday when the Parliamentary Portfolio Committee on Transport and Infrastructural Development toured the airport. Government wants the airport to be modernised so that it meets global standards.
The expansion targets the international terminal building and aprons, installation of four new air bridges, construction of a VVIP pavilion, an airfield ground lighting system and communication systems, and supply of some service equipment which include ambulances, universal towing vehicles, airside buses and fire-fighting vehicles.
Feb. 4, 2019
The government has drawn-down $45,9 million, representing 30 percent of the total project cost for upgrading and modernisation of the Robert Gabriel Mugabe International Airport. The RGM International Airport modernisation will cost $153 million, which is being provided as a concessional loan facility by the China Eximbank.