MoT – Tamale International Airport Expansion – Ghana - Project Profile
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The Ministry of Transport, Ghana (MoT) is undertaking the expansion of International Airport in Tamale, Ghana.
The project involves the extension of existing 2.4km runway to 3.9km and being executed in phases.
The first phase includes the upgrade and extension of the runways by 1,460m; provision of additional aprons, the installation of aeronautical ground lightning and the construction of perimeter road and security fence around the airport.
The second phase includes the construction of a terminal and a cargo village for fresh fruit farmers in the Savanna regions, and the maintenance, repair, and overhaul of the area within the hangar.
The project also includes the construction of a Hajj terminal, an airport city, and a regional maintenance bay.
The project is being executed under a public-private partnership (PPP) mode.
In 2013, the US$174 million funding was secured from the Brazil's national EXIM bank, BNDES.
On November 15, 2013, MoT awarded US$100 million construction contract to Queiroz Galvao.
In January 2014, ErenPort was appointed as sub-contractor in a joint venture with Amalgamated Designs Limited for the first phase of the project. The scope of the contract involves structural/civil design review and construction supervision.
On September 10, 2014, groundbreaking ceremony held and construction works commenced on the first phase.
In June 2016, construction work on the first phase was completed.
As of June 2017, Second phase of the project is on hold since 2016.
Planning activities on second phase are underway.
The project involves the extension of existing 2.4km runway to 3.9km in Tamale, Ghana.
The US$174 million project includes the following:
1. Construction of 1.4km runway
2. Construction of Hajj terminal
3. Construction of additional aprons
4. Construction of perimeter road and security fence
5. Construction of a cargo village
6. Construction of an airport city
7. Construction of a regional maintenance bay
8. Installation of aeronautical ground lightening
9. Maintenance, repair and overhaul of the area within the hangarReasons To Buy