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St Helena airport on track: runway 70% completed; grooving and sealing begins

Monday, May 4th 2015 - 20:12 UTC
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The government of the British Overseas Territory St Helena has given an update on the construction of the airport which is expected to become operational sometime in 2016, and which continues according to original plans. Read full article


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  • Turtle Island

    It is my hope that they finish soon.. To cut forever, the contact between the islands and the American continent..!
    Chau Isleños..!!

    May 05th, 2015 - 04:27 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Briton

    No doubt the British military, in time will make full use of the facilities.

    May 05th, 2015 - 06:36 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • pgerman


    Why only military use? Are you not thinking about cutting bonds with the Continent? Having this wonderfull conection with the United Kingdom are you going to keep on depending on argies “charity”? Let's grow up....

    May 06th, 2015 - 01:07 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Briton

    why not the military use it,
    do you object,
    why not commercial usage, do you object,

    is their a problem me mentioning the military may use it,,

    grow up, explain, grow up to what.

    May 06th, 2015 - 01:12 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Skip

    Why would the Falkland Island or St Helena cut links with South America?

    These continual Argentinean national psychosis to cut themselves off from others is NOT shared the British.

    The Falkland Islanders wish to keep their flight to Chile. The St Helenas wish to also have contact with others.

    If Argentina doesn't then the world won't really care.

    And I would be very interested in what charity is received by any British territory from Argentina.

    May 06th, 2015 - 10:57 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Briton

    3@ and Argentina should mind there own business,
    it has nothing to do with them, what the British do.

    May 06th, 2015 - 11:25 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Voice

    I'm not following...?
    Do you think the runway is big enough for a long haul flight from St Helena to the Falklands...?
    It isn't and that is not the purpose of the new airport....
    The purpose is to allow me to visit Napoleons prison....I'm guessing....

    May 06th, 2015 - 02:47 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Briton

    And in time, that may well become a new tourist attraction.

    May 06th, 2015 - 06:29 pm - Link - Report abuse 0

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