Feb 17, 2017: Along with the ongoing expansion, the automation of Entebbe International Airport will cost up to $9.5 million (Shs 34 billion), Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) managing director Rama Makuza has said.

“We are grateful to the republic of South Korea and KOICA for setting aside a $9.5 million grant for the project, which commenced in March 2016, we as CAA have come up with counterpart funding of approximately $250,000 (Shs896m) towards the project that is expected to be fully delivered by 2018,” he said.

Makuza made the remarks while addressing dignitaries from Korea and officials of the ministry of Works and that of Finance during the Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA) project midline workshop to showcase progress of the modernisation and Automation of Entebbe International Airport held in Entebbe.

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