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Billion Dollar Contract Signed for International Airport, First Flight Expected in 2025

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(Dominica News Online) A one billion dollar contract between the Government of Dominica and Montreal Management Consultant Establishment (MMCE) has been signed signalling the official commencement of the construction of the highly anticipated international airport.

In the words of Dominica’s Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit, the contract signing which took place at the Windsor Park Sports Stadium (WPSS) on June 9, 2021, is a long-awaited dream held in the hearts of citizens for over 50 years.

“As we deliver on our promise, history is being made right here at the Windsor Park Stadium. The ground has been prepared and as our airport rises into the air, the dream of an international airport in Dominica will finally be moved from rhetoric to reality,” he stated before a large, responsive crowd.

He said June 9 2021, will be remembered in our history as the day Dominica “took that bold step towards realizing a remarkable transformation of our country, for our citizens, and for the generations to come after us.”

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