Juba International Airport, the only International Airport in the world's youngest country, is a crucial airport for South Sudan as it is a landlocked country. The main runway of the airport was built in the 1980’s, with only 200 aircraft operations of taking off and landing, and also it lacks AGL lights, so it can not take off and land at night time. The airport is also in disrepair due to war and other reasons, the runway is full of ruts and cracks, there are great security risks and require urgent need for large-scale reconstruction and expansion.
After the completion of the first phase of the reconstruction and expansion project of Juba International Airport in South Sudan, the runway length of the airport has been extended from 2400 meters to 3100 meters, and the maximum number of aircraft operations for take-off and landing aircraft has been upgraded from Boeing 737 to Boeing 767. The 24-hour navigation has been realized and the airport functions have been upgraded comprehensively, making Juba International Airport a truly modern international airport.
Beijing Jinghangan Airport Engineering Co., Ltd. undertook the construction of the AGL lighting project and air traffic control project. The construction duration was 18 months, from December 2014 to May 2016.