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Morocco airports: tenders for expansion underway

Government wants to double their reception capacity

Morocco is preparing to start international tenders to double the capacity of the country's airports. They will be published in the coming weeks, ahead of schedule. The aim is, first of all, to arrive prepared for the next World Cup that the country will host in 2030.

"In 2024, air traffic saw a 40% increase compared to 2019, which no one could have expected". The country's airports "will go from the current 40 million to the expected 80", explained the transport minister of the North African State, Mohammed Abdeljalil, adding that for the airport of the capital, Rabat, the works must be completed by the end of 2024, while the construction sites at the Tetouan and Casablanca airports have been extended. 

This is a decision to bring forward the tenders, taken due to the large tourist traffic seen in recent days, with long queues at the airports of Casablanca and Marrakech. The minister then reported that the Moroccan Office National des Aéroports (Onda) had already planned to expand the Marrakech airport in 2019, but the works were blocked due to the Covid-19 pandemic.

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AVIONEWS - World Aeronautical Press Agency