Honiara Henderson International Airport and Munda Airport to receive airport upgrades

    Solomon IslandsChamber of Commerce & Industry announced (04-Sep-2019) plans for a new roads and aviation project. The Solomon Islands Roads and Aviation Project will upgrade Malaita’s road network and provide improvements to Honiara Henderson International Airport and Munda Airport in Western Province. The project is financed by a USD30.5 million credit and a USD20.5 million grant by the World Bank, together with USD3.6 million from the Solomon Islands’ Government. Honiara Henderson International Airport work will include runway pavement overlay, new airfield lighting, automatic weather systems, and a new fire vehicle station. Munda Airport works will include a new terminal building, runway pavement overlay, and installation of navigation and communication equipment.