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New airfield project in Antsiranana 28/10/2010 | 16:17:52

Madagascar's northern part might be soon entitled to a new airport in order to attract more visitors. Antsiranana's current airfield is being rated as dangerous by many airline companies

 

The transportation minister stated that pilots are concerned by a closely located range. "Scores of foreign airline companies are refusing to use the Arachart airfield, only the Air Madagascar company is supplying the region, since our pilots are very well trained" said Roland Rantajoelina.

Another airfield, the Andrakaka airfield, is likely to be restored in order to reverse the trend. The minister mentioned potential financial support from France or from Spain.

 


 

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