The Government of South Korea extended a Grant worth US Dollars 9.5 million for improvement of Air Navigation Services and automation of Entebbe International Airport. The projects will involve;
- Implementation of Air Traffic Services (ATS) Message Handling System
- A Computerized Maintenance Management System (CMMS) and Airport Operational Database (AODB) system.
- Improvement of Flight Procedures efficiency through Air Traffic Management
The three year project commenced in March 2016 and Uganda has on its part come up with counterpart funding of approximately USD 250,000 (per year) towards implementation of the project that is expected to be fully delivered by the end of 2018.
The initiative will go a long way in improving safety, efficiency of airport systems and attainment of sustainability through strengthening of the human resource capacity in terms of training