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Modernise and re-position our domestic and international airports; equipped with the latest equipment and technologies.

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Major facelift for local airports

https://www.sundaymail.co.zw/major-facelift-for-local-airports

    

July 17, 2022

The government has approved the construction of 3new domestic airports while three existing ones are expected to undergo major refurbishment work this year.

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Infrastructural Development

Veritas

    

July 19, 2022

The Minister of Transport and Infrastructural Development advised that, (i) Finishing works for the North and South Wings of the Terminal Building at the Robert Gabriel Mugabe International Airport are progressing well with the roofing and plumbing having been completed, while the tiling and ceiling are 78.7% and 72.5% complete, respectively.

Cabinet resolved that all the farmers settled on the critical zones of the airport should be relocated

https://www.veritaszim.net/node/5771

    

July 5, 2022

For the purposes of expanding Buffalo Range Airport in Masvingo Province Cabinet resolved that all the farmers settled on the critical zones of the airport should be relocated
 

Infrastructural Development

https://www.herald.co.zw/2022-year-of-completion-of-top-projects/

    

Jan. 7, 2022

It is expected that barring any sideshows, the upgrade and expansion of Robert Gabriel Mugabe International Airport Harare will be completed in June this year.

Upgrade of Buffalo Range Airport.

https://www.herald.co.zw/buffalo-range-airport-upgrade-at-advanced-stage/

    

Nov. 5, 2021

The US$2,5 million upgrades of Buffalo Range Airport in Chiredzi are now at an advanced stage. Buffalo Range is being rehabilitated and upgraded to enable the runway to accommodate larger aircraft.

Progress in Robert Gabriel Mugabe International Airport rennovations

https://www.veritaszim.net/node/5153

    

July 13, 2021

The Minister of Transport and Infrastructural Development, advised that roofing of the North Wing of the Terminal building at the Robert Gabriel Mugabe International Airport was completed

Roll out of US$153m airport expansion

Herald

    

July 7, 2020

The US$153 million Robert Gabriel Mugabe International Airport expansion project is on course despite delays caused by the Covid-19 pandemic with the contractor Jiangsu International of China having completed 27 percent of the work.

Implementation of US$153 million Robert Gabriel Mugabe International Airport expansion project

Herald

    

Sept. 13, 2019

The US$153 million Robert Gabriel Mugabe International Airport expansion project is in full swing, with contractor Jiangsu International of China, having covered at least 10 percent of the work.This came out yesterday when the Parliamentary Portfolio Committee on Transport and Infrastructural Development toured the airport. Government wants the airport to be modernised so that it meets global standards.

The expansion targets the international terminal building and aprons, installation of four new air bridges, construction of a VVIP pavilion, an airfield ground lighting system and communication systems, and supply of some service equipment which include ambulances, universal towing vehicles, airside buses and fire-fighting vehicles.

$46 Million has been drawn down for RGM Airport face lift

Herald

 

    

Feb. 4, 2019

The government has drawn-down $45,9 million, representing 30 percent of the total project cost for upgrading and modernisation of the Robert Gabriel Mugabe International Airport. The RGM International Airport modernisation will cost $153 million, which is being provided as a concessional loan facility by the China Eximbank.