Fraport airport upgrade projects
Fraport: When will the construction work on regional airports be over?
Alexander Zinell, the CEO of Fraport Greece, talked about the progress of construction work on the 14 Greek regional airports, Fraport Greece is managing, on the podium of the 3rd Infrastructure and Transport Conference, co-organized by ypodomes.gr and metaforespress.gr at the Athens Concert Hall.
According to him, the company has at its disposal “a total of 4 years, which is 48 months for the delivery of the projects”, the work on which started at the beginning of 2018, “with a little delay due to weather conditions, managing to complete them 6 months before the deadline.”
The airports of Chania, Kavala and Zakynthos have already been delivered since 2018, while the airport of Aktio is almost completed as well.
More specifically, according to Mr. Zinell the progress of the work on the regional airports of Fraport Greece is as follows:
Kavala airport – 100% completed.
Thessaloniki airport – 30% completed. Delivery will take place in 2021
Corfu airport – 55% completed. Delivery will take place in 2021
Aktio airport – 95% completed. Delivery will take place in 2019
Kefalonia airport – 60% completed. Delivery will take place in 2019
Zakynthos airport – 100% completed.
Chania airport – 100% completed.
Skiathos airport – 80% completed. Delivery will take place in 2019 (by the end of June)
Mytilini airport – 60% completed. Delivery will take place in 2020.
Samos airport – 75% completed. Delivery will take place in 2019.
Santorini airport – 30% completed. Delivery will take place in 2021.
Rhodes airport – 70% completed. Delivery will take place in 2020.
Discussing the passenger traffic levels of 2018, Fraport Greece’s CEO said that 64.1 million passengers in total passed through the Greek airports.
In particular, at Fraport’s regional airports passenger traffic reached 29.9 million passengers, 24.1 million passengers at the Athens airport and 10.1 million passengers at the other Greek airports.
In conclusion, Mr. Zinell stressed that Fraport Greece’s goal is not to just build the infrastructure that will serve the future of Greece, but to construct projects that will play an important role in the public sector and tourism.