The Al-Mogran Development Project is a $4 billion plus development project undertaken by the Alsunut Development Company that seeks to develop several thousand acres in downtown Khartoum along the spot where the White Nile and Blue Nile merge to form the Nile. The discovery of oil in Sudan has provided the Sudanese government with a billion dollar surplus that allows the funding of this project.
Starting in 2004, the project has two main phases:
phase one, the Central Business District development
phase two, the residential estate portion.
The Al-Mogran project, when completed, will produce 11,000,000 square feet of office space, 1,100 villas, housing for 45,000 residents and visitors, and jobs for 60,000 Sudanese. The project, however, has received criticism in light of the continuing Darfur Conflict. Completion is expected by 2014.
A WORK IN PROGRESS
-Cost US$530 million dollars
-Capacity of 7 millions passenger per year
-Superficy of 70 km2
-Two runaways at the length of 4000 meters and a width of 60 meters
-Height of the new airport’s tower will be 58.1 meters
-Passenger terminal at an area of 86,000 square meters
-Cargo terminal at an area of 40,000 square meters, in addition to a Presidential Terminal at an area of 3,750 meters, and large planes parks and maintenance workshops and other facilities. -Utilities at the new Khartoum Airport will include an international hotel with 300 rooms, a modern conference,hall and a big plane supply center. He added that several services, petroleum stations and markets will be established at the area around the new airport. It will be completed in 2009
Video of the future airport (made by the German construction group - Dorsch Gruppe) Simply Amazing! There is none like it in present day Africa. http://www.metacafe.com/watch/147423...udan_aiirport/
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