New international airport for KwaZulu.

Position:Business Briefs - South Africa - Brief Article

After more than 40 years on the drawing board, a new international air port will be built in KwaZulu-Natal province, South Africa. The cabinet has finally approved a controversial R2bn plan to move the airport from Durban to the La Mercy site north of the city as a move to boost trade and tourism in the region.

The new airport, to be named King Shaka International after the Zulu warrior king, is due to be operational by 2006. Controversy has...

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