Chinese-built airport terminal inaugurated in Namibia

Source: Xinhua
2016-07-24 23:11

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WALVIS BAY (NAMIBIA), July 23, 2016 (Xinhua) -- Photo taken on July 22, 2016 shows the new terminal building of the Walvis Bay International Airport in Walvis Bay, Namibia. Built by Chinese construction company New Era Investments, the new terminal building of the Walvis Bay International Airport was inaugurated on Friday. (Xinhua/Wu Changwei)

WALVIS BAY, Namibia, July 23 (Xinhua) -- The new terminal building of the Walvis Bay International Airport was inaugurated by Namibian President Hage Geingob on Friday.

The airport's new terminal was built by Chinese construction company New Era Investments at a cost of about 95 million Namibian dollars (8 million U.S. dollars) and will now be able to handle a sustained passenger flow of 200 passengers per hour catering for 1 million passengers per annum.

The Walvis Bay International Airport is the busiest airport at Namibia's coastline, with primary clients being from holiday travellers, mining, fishing industries.

 
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