Vanuatu is a beautiful island country located in the South Pacific Ocean. It has a small area and a sparse population. The local economy mainly focuses on agriculture and tourism. Its economy is relatively backward. Many infrastructure facilities are obsolete, which restricts the economic development. It does not have the capacity and experience of large-scale capital construction projects and mainly rely on the construction from foreign construction companies.
Due to the geopolitical influence, Australia and New Zealand have a serious impact on the economy and politics. For a long time, domestic infrastructure projects have been contracted by these two countries. Not only the project price is high, but also the quality and duration of the project are difficult to guarantee.
In order to achieve the goal of takeoff and landing of large aircraft, will bring a doubling growth of tourists to Port Villa International Airport. The Vanuatu government officially launched the expansion of the Port Villa International Airport, upgrading the original runway of Port Villa Airport, which is only 2,000 meters long, to a Code E airport capable of carrying long-distance flights. The runway and apron will be able to carry up to 240 tons of aircraft, and can take off and land Boeing 787 aircraft or Airbus A330 aircraft. At present, the whole runway and turning point have been widened, lighting and other related facilities are being upgraded.
Beijing Jinghangan Airport Engineering Co. Ltd. undertook the airport AGL lighting project. The construction period is 8 months, from August 2018 to April 2019.