Wednesday, June 19, 2024

AVIC International Holding Corporation requests for K 33 million balance for Airport


Avic International Holding Corporation has urged government to pay the remaining balance of about K 33 million owed for designing and construction of Simon Mwansa International Airport.

Li Yongchao Vice Manager Contract Measurement Department at Avic International says his institution so far written to the Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Housing and Infrastructure to intervene.

Mr. Yongachao during the a tour of his company’s project the new airport said because of the delay, his firm in un able to carry out its Community Social Reponse ( CSR ) projects in the area.

Construction of the airport has since been completed and is fully operational.

Simon Mwansa Kapwepwe International Airport constructed at a cost of K 8, 067, 348 ( current rate of US$520 ) houses a number of facilities in tandem with the required international aviation standards.

The facility has the capacity to accommodate 2 million passengers per annum with more room for expansion.


  1. Imwe ma half baked reporters where on earth would you build an airport with K8, 067, 348 as you report?
    Do you read through what you ve written?

  2. Built to reap commissions by lungu and his gang………

    2 000 000 passengers pa = 5400 passengers per day , everyday including Sundays = 54 average size 100 seater planes every day landing in Ndola…..

    An airport 1/4 of the cost would have been enough……….


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