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Airports Company South Africa's upgrade programme 90% complete

4-Mar-2010 10:09 AM

Airports Company South Africa (ACSA) confirmed (02-Mar-2010) its airport upgrade programme is 90% complete and with 100 days to complete the works, the programme will be completed in time for the World Cup 2010. The programme, costing USD2.2 billion since 2006, includes the completion of OR Tambo International Airport, the departures level at Cape Town Airport, which is 80% complete. The reconfigured and upgraded access roads, multi-storey parkade and central terminal building will be completed in Mar-2010, whilst the Greenfield King Shaka International Airport will be operational on 01-May-2010. The completion of a terminal expansion at Bloemfontein International Airport and the near completed expansion of East London Airport, as are the terminal upgrades and expansions at Kimberley and Upington airports, whilst a runway refurbishment at Port Elizabeth International Airport is complete. [more]