The Robert Gabriel Mugabe International Airport expansion project is now at 85 percent completion and is expected to be complete by June this year.

On completion, the airport’s holding capacity will increase to 6 m people per annum from 2,5 m.

Construction at the main terminal is almost complete and only a few final touches are being made while the state-of-the-art VVIP pavilion is also almost ready.

The USD 153 million project, which received funding from the China Export-Import Bank.

Zimbabwe’s Open Skies Policy also continues to attract more airlines into the country and sees airlines increasing the frequency of their flights.

The Government is upgrading airport infrastructure countrywide in an effort to meet international standards.