Plans are underway for the construction of a mega International airport in Ethiopia, the Ethiopian Airports Enterprise has announced.
The Ethiopian Minister of Transport, Workneh Gebeyehu confirmed the reports and said that Ethiopia is to break the ground for a new mega hub airport in the vicinity of Addis Ababa.
“The new mega hub will move the aviation industry in Ethiopia to a higher level. It will make Addis Ababa the aviation hub of Africa. The new airport will be the second mega project in the country (next to the Great Ethiopian Renaissance Dam)”, Workneh said.
A French consultancy firm called ADPI that undertakes the study on new mega hub airport construction was appointed by the Ethiopian Airport Enterprise for consultancy services.