September 29, 2006

Airport upgrade on schedule
Work on renewing facilities at Kortrijk-Wevelgem International Airport in Belgium is proceeding on schedule, the management confirmed this month. Building work that started in 2004 includes a new runway that has now been completed.

Work on renewing facilities at Kortrijk-Wevelgem International Airport in Belgium is proceeding on schedule, the management confirmed this month.

Building work that started in 2004 includes a new runway that has now been completed.

Stefaan van Eeckhoutte, airport director, said: “We are currently handling about 4,500 business aircraft and 500 helicopter movements a year.”

A new lighting system is currently being installed and should be completed later on this year.

A Simple Approach Landing system (SAL), new taxiway and apron are due for completion in 2007/08.

The fire category at the airport will also be upgraded from four to five with the arrival of a new vehicle next year.

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