September 19, 2021

St Helena airport delayed due to danger of high winds

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From BBC The opening of an airport on the British overseas territory of St Helena has been delayed indefinitely due to safety fears – amid warnings the cost to the UK government could increase. The £285m airport is being paid for by the Department for International Development and was due to open in May. However, […]

UK: £300m airport for 4,000 people

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From The Sun UK MINISTERS are to spend £300million on an airport for a tiny island — £75,000 for each person living there. International Development Secretary Andrew Mitchell said the UK had an “obligation” to build the facility on St Helena. The South Atlantic island (population 4,000) is a British Overseas Territory and can only […]