Kapit’s Bukit Mabong airport expected to be completed by Feb 25, 2024

Datuk Seri Wee Ka Siong (file pic)

KUCHING, Aug 17: The new Bukit Mabong airport in Kapit is expected to be completed by Feb 25, 2024.

Transport Minister Datuk Seri Wee Ka Siong said preliminary construction work began in Feb 2021.

“The construction of this airport project is fully borne by the Sarawak government,” he said, according to a news report by Sarawak Public Communications Unit (Ukas) today.

Wee said this in a written reply to answer a question from Senator Datuk Paul Igai about the progress of the project during the Dewan Negara sitting last Thursday (Aug 11).

Meanwhile, Wee also disclosed through a letter dated Nov 1, 2021, that his ministry has approved the development of a short take-off and landing airport (STOLport) in Bukit Mabong, Kapit. — DayakDaily