CNMI airport now 70 percent restored after Typhoon Yutu

3:30 pm on 14 May 2019

The Ports Authority in the Northern Marianas says it has spent $US2.6 million to restore the country's international airport.

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Photo: RNZ Pacific / Mark Rabago

It said the airport is now 70 percent recovered from damage caused by Super Typhoon Yutu last October.

The authority said it had also received $US5 million in property insurance and that an additional $US10 million is forthcoming.

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