K500 million might be used to fund the Nationwide Airports Company Civil Aviation Improvement Funding Program (CADIP) section two.

Minister for Transport and Civil Aviation Walter Schnaubelt stated in Parliament yesterday that the K500 million is the entire funding that might be co-funded by the Asian Improvement Financial institution (ADB) and the Authorities of PNG (GoPNG) to fund the improve of 5 regional airports within the nation.

The 5 (5) airports embody Gurney airport in Alotau, Aropa airport in Bougainville, Boram Airport in Wewak, Hoskins airport in West New Britain and Kiunga airport in Western province.

Mr Schnaubelt stated the improve on Gurney airport consists of floor faults, a brand new terminal constructing and related work.

The full quantity for improve remains to be below tender and going by way of the method.

“Aropa airport will see the improve of the airports runway pavement strengthening, new terminal constructing and related works. “The method of procurement remains to be taking place.

“Kiunga airport can even be upgraded below CADIP two the place its runway pavement might be strengthened and different related works can even be executed.

“For Boram Airport in Wewak, the airport runway might be prolonged, it is going to additionally get a brand new terminal constructing and different related works might be carried out.

“Hoskins Airport will see improve of floor faults and different related works.

There might be further work for Port Moresby Worldwide Airport as nicely included within the CADIP Two program,” he stated.