The Minister of Works & Transport, Hon Gen. Katumba Wamala, Minister of State for Works, Hon. Peter Lokeris and the Minister of State for Transport, Hon Joy Kabatsi visited and inspected the ongoing works at Kabaale (Hoima) International Airport on Thursday, June 25, 2020.
The Ministers were accompanied by the Ministry’s Permanent Secretary, Mr. Bageya Waiswa, the Director of Transport Mr. Benon Kajuna, the UCAA Director Air Navigation Services, Mr. Richard Ruhesi and the General Manager, Regional Airports, Mr. Wonekha Samuel..
Project progress is as follows; Period of time elapsed 43.82%, Planned progress of works 44.86%, Actual progress of Works 42.91% The project was moving ahead of schedule prior to the COVID-19 imposed lockdown. It is now anticipated that the contractor will try to catch up on lost time.
The Airport has been designed and is being constructed to handle cargo of up to 140 tonnes with a runway stretching 3.5 meters in length with a threshold width of 45 meters.