Maafaru Airport to operate test flights within the coming week

Test flights will be operated in Noonu Maafaru Airport in next week after the development of runway.

Regional Airports Director General Saamy Agil stated that after the development of the 2,200-meter runway they are working on designing the signs which will be used in the runway. He added that the development of runway is fully completed and that they are trying to operate test flights in next week.

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Maafaru Airport is designed with a transit hotel and to develop a resort. While all the latest technology will be available at the airport, six jets can be operated at the same time.

The government earlier said that the project has been funded with USD 60 million from UAE.

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