Cape Coast Airport Improvement Feasibility Examine Began
Performing Finance Minister Osei Kyei Mensa Bonsu revealed that processes are underway to replace the Cape Coast airport he had promised forward of the 2020 election.
In his 2021 funds presentation on Friday, he mentioned feasibility research for the event of an airport in Cape Coast within the central area have began.
“Mr President, as a part of the federal government coverage to make sure that all regional capitals have at the least one aerodrome to enhance connectivity and enhance tourism, the feasibility research for the event of an airport in Cape Coast have began, ”he mentioned.
The Minister of Parliamentary Affairs additionally praised the success of the Akufo-Addo authorities within the aviation sector.
In keeping with him, over time the federal government has launched into huge infrastructural developments to renovate varied present airports to fulfill worldwide requirements.
He cited the enlargement of Kumasi and Tamale airports, including that by 2021 each tasks will probably be accomplished and open to most people.
Mr. Kyei Mensah Bonsu additionally hinted that the federal government had recognized some cities like Apowa-Mpohor, Yendi, Mole, Navrongo, Paga and Kete Krachi for the development of airfields by means of public-private partnerships (PPP).
In 2020, the federal government revealed that it had secured 600 acres of land and recognized a supply of funding for the Cape Coast airport.
The Minister of Aviation and officers from the Ghana Airport Firm inspected the 600-acre land in Ankaful for building of the mission.
When launching its manifesto in Cape Coast, the nuclear energy plant promised to construct an airport and a port for the folks.
The information sparked a cocktail of reactions from residents. Whereas some thought it was an electoral gimmick, others believed it was the beginning of Cape Coast’s rise.
However then sector minister Kofi Adda defined that quite a lot of work had been accomplished for the reason that promise was made by the federal government and the nuclear energy plant administration was eager to maintain it.