Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley and other Cabinet Ministers, including Minister of Works and Transport Rohan Sinanan and Minister of Finance Colm Imbert, yesterday visited the project site of the new Main Terminal Building for the ANR Robinson International Airport in Crown Point, Tobago.
According to a post on Rowley’s Facebook page, the visit was for an update on the progress of construction.
“The Government’s investment in this project aims to create an international airport with sufficient capacity and level of service to support tourism development and air travel in Tobago,” the post stated.
Also visiting along with Rowley were Minister in the Ministry of Finance Brian Manning and Minister of Tourism, Culture and the Arts Randall Mitchell.
The Government allocated $200 million for the construction of a terminal and associated facilities of the airport in fiscal 2023.
The project, which is being executed by NIDCO, aims to create an international airport with sufficient capacity and level of service to support tourism development and air travel in Tobago.
According to the Public Sector Investment Programme, works will continue with the upgrading of the existing terminal building and the construction of a new terminal building with a car park at Crown Point.
Upgrades will also be done at the Piarco International Airport and the existing airport facility at Crown Point.
In fiscal 2023, the Airports Authority of Trinidad and Tobago (AATT) will also receive the sum of $31.7 million to continue upgrades in infrastructure and security works.