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Preliminary tenders expected for Bandaranaike International Airport expansion contract.

AIRLINE INDUSTRY INFORMATION-(C)1997-2000 M2 COMMUNICATIONS LTD

The Sri Lankan government is expected to receive preliminary tenders regarding expansion work at the Bandaranaike International Airport in Colombo in 2000 according to the chairman of Airport and Aviation Services (Sri Lanka Ltd).

The expansion is being funded by JPY12bn in loans from the Japan Bank for International Cooperation and will increase the airport`s capacity to four million people per annum when completed in 2003.

The upgrade also includes navigational services such as the installation of a new primary radar system and a Mono Pulse Secondary Radar that will enable the height of aircraft to be determined.

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Title Annotation:Sri Lanka
Comment:Preliminary tenders expected for Bandaranaike International Airport expansion contract.(Sri Lanka)
Publication:Airline Industry Information
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Geographic Code:9SRIL
Date:Feb 8, 2000
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