Southern Luzon Airport Acquires Land for Development

22 November 2009 (Last Updated November 22nd, 2009 18:30)

Southern Luzon International Airport in the Philippines has acquired over 200ha of land to develop its airport facilities. Part of the president's super region programme, the $72.13m (P3.4bn) project is planned for the nation's Daraga region. Of the 200ha, 187ha will be dedi

Southern Luzon International Airport in the Philippines has acquired over 200ha of land to develop its airport facilities.

Part of the president's super region programme, the $72.13m (P3.4bn) project is planned for the nation's Daraga region.

Of the 200ha, 187ha will be dedicated to the airport terminal and runway, 1.5ha will be used to build a road link and 10ha has been earmarked as a resettlement area.

Nearly $17m has been spent to acquire the land and conduct feasibility studies.

The airport is expected to be complete in 2012.