EXCLUSIVE: MTCC wins Nilandhoo Airport land reclamation contract

Maldives Transport and Contracting Company (MTCC) signed a contract to conduct land reclamation necessary for the construction of the airport in Faafu Atoll Nilandhoo today.

photo courtesy of MTCC

Under the agreement, an area of 42.6 hectares of land will be reclaimed for the construction of this airport.

Additionally, a 2,098m long stone revetment wall, as well as a 1,400m long geo-bag revetment, will be set up, MTCC said.

The work is scheduled to be completed within a period of 390 days.

The Nilandhoo airport is an initiative under the Government’s policy of expanding the domestic airport network through establishing a domestic airport no more than 30 minutes of travel away from every inhabited island, resort and commercial area in the Maldives.

The value of the project is MVR 280.94 million ($18.1 million).