CJIA Airport to miss deadline for expansion completion

David Patterson

The US$150M Cheddi Jagan International Airport (CJIA) expansion project  will not be completed by the proposed December 31st 2017 deadline but works are forging ahead and Minister of Public Infrastructure David Patterson yesterday assured of a “sometime soon in 2018” completion.

“We had to push back a couple of things because we are putting in two air bridges and those things like that which is ongoing and which wasn’t in there,” Patterson yesterday told Stabroek News when asked for an update on the works and if it would be completed in time for the promised year-end deadline.

Patterson explained that in his 2018 Budget presentation today he will go into detail about the project and why the works would not be completed in time…..

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