Ukunda Airstrip runway to be extended, efforts aimed at boosting tourism

KTN News Dec 10,2019


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Tourism In Kilifi And Kwale County Is Set To Receive A Boost With The Expansion Of Malindi And Ukunda Airstrips. According To The Kenya Airports Authority, The Runways At Both Facilities Will Be Expanded Over The Next 12 Months. KAA Acting Managing Director, Alex Gitari Said The Process Is Awaiting The Finalization Of Land Compensation And Availability Of Funds From The National Treasury. Gitari Said The Two Airstrips Are Important For The Tourism Industry Hence The Need To Speed Up The Process. He Added That The Airstrips Will Make The Two Destinations More Accessible And Benefit Regional Airlines.