12 May 2018

Samoa's International Airport upgrade completed

9:41 am on 12 May 2018

The upgrade of Samoa's Faleolo International Airport has been completed and a ribbon cutting ceremony held to officially open it .

Faleolo Airport Upgrade indoors

Faleolo Airport Upgrade indoors Photo: Supplied

The upgrade is now expected to enable the airport to cater for 600,000 passengers a year.

The Government says the upgrade will boost tourism and economic development.

The project cost almost $US60-million and was done by China's Shanghai Construction Group.