US Defence – Henoko Runway Development – Okinawa - Project Profile
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The US Department of Defense (US Defence) is constructing a runway in Nago, Okinawa, Japan.
The project involves the construction of a V-shaped, two-runway airstrip of length 2,000m. It will include the construction of air station, taxiway, aircraft facilities, aircraft corrosion control, air traffic control tower, aircraft firefighting and rescue facilities.
US Defence was in-house undertaking construction activities on the project.
In August 2014, works began for installation of buoys and floats in the waters off Camp Schwab.
On August 23, 2014, the public began to protest to oppose the start of exploration drilling in the waters off Camp Schwab for land reclamation for a new runway.
In April 2015, the project is facing delays due to legal issues as the dispute has reached to court.
In March 2016, Japanese government halted the construction temporarily after Onaga retracted the permit in October 2015.
In December 2016, construction work was resumed on the project.
On July 24, 2017, The Okinawa Prefectural Government filed a lawsuit against the central government seeking a halt on the work.
The project is facing delays due to local opposition.
The project involves the construction of a V-shaped, two-runway airstrip of length 2,000m in Nago, Okinawa, Japan.
The US$660 million project includes the following:
1. Construction of runway
2. Construction of taxiway
3. Construction of aircraft facilities
4. Construction of aircraft corrosion control
5. Construction of air traffic control tower
6. Construction of aircraft firefighting and rescue facilitiesReasons To Buy
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