According to data released on February 12, 2019 by the Johannesburg International Airport Authority, the first phase of the infrastructure upgrade project will require an estimated total cost of US $ 324 million. The project focuses on the mixed-use development of the platform, and includes the construction of new freight facilities, new offices, and the modernization of the airport facade.
« The development of the City of the West will serve as a catalyst to create a new multifunctional node where large companies will ultimately migrate in terms of offices and hotels, » said airport manager Bonwe Pityi-Vokwana. quoted by the local press. This first phase will have to be effective by 2020.
Scheduled to cover an area of 180,000 m², the project will include the construction of three six-storey buildings that will house the headquarters of the South African Civil Aviation Authority (SACAA) and Airports Company South Africa ( CASA).
Located in Kempton Park, Gauteng, near Johannesburg, OR Tambo Airport is a hub of choice for most domestic and international trips to and from South Africa. O, estimates to 28 million passengers, its annual traffic.