Cape Verde to Build New Airport
Cape Verde to Build New Airport Website
A new airport is being planned for Cape Verde, it has been announced, something that could boost tourist rental property in the country. The country's government has revealed that the new facility is to be constructed on the island of Santo Antao, the first time an airport has been placed there, Macuahub reports. Such a move could help open up a new sector in the Cape Verde tourism and property market. Work on the airport - which will be constructed near the city of Porto Novo - is due to commence before the start of 2010. The investment is part of a EUR300 million (GBP258 million) infrastructure project that will improve ports on several islands in the archipelago. Those keen on investing in Cape Verde tourism property may have been interested in the recent awarding of Unesco world heritage status to the country's first ever capital of Cidede Velha. The decision was commended by the country's prime minister Pedro Pires in an interview with the Pana news agency while on a visit to Paris this week, Afrique en Ligne reports.