The city of Xai-Xai in Gaza province may soon have its own airport, Vice Minister of Transport and Communications Manuela Rebelo has told Radio Mozambique.
It is understood that two companies have already presented the government with economic feasibility studies for the construction of the airport, and Vice Minister Rebelo has announced that the government will soon launch a public tender process for the work. Apart from domestic flights it will allow the opportunity for direct commercial flights from South Africa.
Lying just north of the mouth of the Limpopo River, Xai-Xai is the capital city of Gaza southern province and it is located about 210 km from Maputo. Bilene, home of San Martinho Beach Club, is a short drive south of the city.
Source: Rádio Moçambique