Expansion of Fuvahmulah Airport aimed at jet accommodation
Fuvahmulah Airport is set to undergo development to cater to private jets, with plans to expand the runway and apron for jet parking spaces, according to the Regional Airports Company (RAC).
The airport operator presented its development masterplan to the Fuvahmulah City Council during discussions on Thursday.
RAC outlined the key points of the plan:
- The runway at Fuvahmulah Airport will be extended to accommodate jets
- The apron space will be increased to provide additional jet parking facilities
- Provision of jet fuel will be ensured
- A flying school is slated for establishment
Additionally, discussions have taken place to explore the creation of a tourism zone on the vacant land south of the airport, as reported by the state-owned company.