38349-013: Air Transport Capacity Enhancement Project (formerly Civil Aviation Airport Development Project)
Project Data Sheet (PDS): Overview
The Air Transport Capacity Enhancement Project will enhance safety and capacity at Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA) in Kathmandu and three remote domestic airports--Lukla, Rara, and Simikot. TIA's airfield side infrastructure will be reconfigured and upgraded to international safety standards, including provision or construction of (i) about 1,400 meters (m) of new main taxiways and link taxiways, (ii) runway end safety area and extension, (iii) runway approach lights, (iv) an ... Read More
|Type or Modality of Assistance||
|Financing||Public sector (Sovereign)|
Loan No. 2581
Grant No. 0181
|Approval Date||23 Nov 2009|
|ADB Financing ($ thousand)||80,000|
|Geographical Location||Tribhuvan International Airport in Kathmandu and three remote domestic airports (Lukla, Rara, and Sumikot).|
Inclusive economic growth (IEG)
|Drivers of Change||
Governance and capacity development (GCD)
Private sector development (PSD)
|Gender Equity and Mainstreaming Categories||Category 4: No gender elements (NGE)|
Indigenous People: C
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