Zimbabwe’s Harare International Airport will have the longest runaway in Africa following a major facelift aimed at luring back major airlines, officials have said. The Civil Aviation Authority of Zimbabwe (CAAZ) said it will spend US$5 million in the project that will be completed in December.
How much runway does a 747 need?
I recently read this article that talks about 747s taking off from Princess Juliana International Airport in Sint Maarten. The Princess Juliana runway is only 7,546 ft, but according to Wikipedia, the 747 needs more than 10,000 ft of runway for take-off.
How much does it cost to build an airport in Nigeria?
Nigeria’s Anambra State Governor Willie Obiano approved the investment of NGN5 billion (USD25.