The Tanzania Civil Aviation Authority (TCAA) and M/s. Peja East Africa of Netherlands have signed the contract for supply and installation of Instrumental Landing System (ILS) for Abeid Amani Karume International Airport (AAKIA).
The TCAA also signed contract with Zanzibar Building Agency (ZBA) which is awarded the consultancy services for design and supervision of construction of infrastructures and related services to support the installation of ILS at AAKIA
The 4.6 Billion projects is scheduled to be implemented for 12 months and is 100 percent financed by the government through, Tanzania Civil Aviation Authority (TCAA) which is the State’s institution for civil aviation matters.
The ILS project will enhance efficiency in provision of Air Navigation Services but also enhance safety by enabling precise landing at AAKIA.
Air navigation services are provided at 14 stations namely Dar es Salaam, Kilimanjaro,Tanga, Arusha, Mwanza, Tabora, Kigoma, Dodoma, Iringa, Songwe, Songea, Mtwara, Zanzibar and Pemba.
TCAA states that it is committed to the development of aviation infrastructure in the United Republic of Tanzania as well as upholding safety and security in the country’s airspace.