Fiji Time: 10:30 AM on Monday 23 October

Fiji Times Logo

/ Front page / News

$80m facelift for international airport

Shayal Devi
Sunday, January 19, 2014

THE completion of the $80million upgrade of Nadi International Airport will bring it to par with international airports around the world, says Airports Fiji Limited board chairman Faiz Khan.

"The upgrade is slowly taking shape with works gaining momentum," he said.

Mr Khan said special emphasis was being put on new and improved passenger facilities, including retail shopping and dining.

The project is expected to be completed by mid-April next year but Mr Khan said the magnitude of the airport upgrade meant there might be a delay.

"Work is slowly picking up momentum and things are shaping up well so we are still on schedule but we would not rush it.

"Many of the changes would be integrated into a new, larger departure lounge extending out to the edge of the passenger walkways that provide access to and from departing or arriving aircraft which will substantially give more space to redesign the entire area and introduce a diversified shopping experience with a range of food outlets selling food freshly prepared on the premises."

According to Mr Khan, the changes would also improve passenger facilitation as more space will be created for passengers to be comfortably processed when arriving or departing from Nadi.

He reiterated that a significant source of income for AFL was through commercial activities at the airport.








Fiji Times Front Page Thumbnail

Kaila Front Page ThumbnailFiji Times & Kaila Frontpage PDF Downloads

Use the free Acrobat Reader to view.

Westpac
Code Inward TTs Outward TTs
CAD 0.62160.6026
JPY 56.658153.6581
GBP 0.37210.3641
EUR 0.41850.4065
NZD 0.71430.6813
AUD 0.63270.6077
USD 0.49420.4772

from

$0.00

Exchange Rate updated on 23rd, October, 2017

Today's Most Read Stories

  1. Wage saga
  2. Police question 17-year-old for alleged sex assault
  3. 'Much higher pay rises'
  4. FRA to complete roadworks by 2018
  5. Sami claims cane deduction illegal
  6. Mixed reactions on new system
  7. A-G confirms visit by ILO team
  8. PM thanks resort for environment initiatives
  9. Transportation woes
  10. FLOTSAM AND JETSAM

Top Stories this Week

  1. Sex, sluts and the internet Saturday (21 Oct)
  2. Miranda turns to sex work to survive Thursday (19 Oct)
  3. Man allegedly hit by bulldozer blade, dead Tuesday (17 Oct)
  4. Sweets for the homeless Friday (20 Oct)
  5. Faith, a true survivor against all odds Tuesday (17 Oct)
  6. A-G takes a swipe at politicians Sunday (22 Oct)
  7. Dreams do come true Thursday (19 Oct)
  8. Sex video goes viral Friday (20 Oct)
  9. Contractual appointment for teachers and nurses Sunday (22 Oct)
  10. Bati visits Ra villages Tuesday (17 Oct)