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President Paul Kagame Lays a Foundation stone For the Bugesera Airport

The President of Rwanda Paul Kagame early this week led a ground-breaking ceremony at the country’s new Bugesera International Airport. The Airport is currently under construction, with phase one expected to be completed in 2020.

The state of the art airport features a 4,200m runway and will have the capacity to handle 6 million passengers annually. Bugesera International Airport will have a 30,000 square metre passenger terminal with 22 check-in counters, ten gates, and six passenger boarding bridges.

It will also have provisions for a second runway. Funded by Public Private Partnership, the project is cost estimated at $414 million USD.