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Spain, Italy team up to reconstruct Herat International Airport

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Spain, Italy team up to reconstruct Herat International Airport

Herat airportDespite its name, Herat’s International Airport offers a hub only for daily Kabul-Herat flights. The airport needs to be reconstructed at a cost of somewhere USD 4-7 million.

According to reports, Italy and Spain have offered to provide financial support for the reconstruction of the airport.

The Airport would become Afghanistan’s second active commercial international airport after its reconstruction.

“The reconstructed Herat International Airport will have a new runway and standard facilities that an international airport needs. We will also start work on service facilities for passengers and equipment needed for flight control towers to work at night,” said Herat Governor Fazlullah Wahidi.

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