BAM to renovate and extend Kilimanjaro Airport in Tanzania
Bunnik, the Netherlands, 13 March 2015 – BAM International has been awarded a €37 million design and construct contract for the rehabilitation and extension of Kilimanjaro International Airport (KIA) in Tanzania, which is situated between Moshi and Arusha in northern Tanzania. BAM expects to complete the works for Kilimanjaro Airports Development Company (KADCO) in 2017.
The scope of work comprises the refurbishment of the terminal building (built in 1971), the construction of a new parallel taxiway, the extension of the existing apron and taxiways, including repairs on the runway, as well as the drainage and sewage works. Furthermore BAM will install new airfield ground lighting and floodlights along the apron.
Funding was partly granted by the Dutch fund ORIO for the development and implementation of this project. The remaining part is guaranteed by commercial financing arranged by the Government of Tanzania.
Kilimanjaro International Airport is one of the four international airports in Tanzania and is the second largest airport after Julius Nyerere International Airport in Dar es Salaam for which BAM has completed two rehabilitation projects already and is currently constructing the new Terminal 3 building.
Further information: Arno C. Pronk, +31 (0)30 659 86 21.