Japan unveiled the plan yesterday in Honiara during the signing of the Grant Agreement for the improvement of the Honiara International Airport project.
The airport upgrading project, which is expected to start early next year, will cost four billion three hundred and sixty-four million Japanese Yen (4,364,000,000) or around SBD$290 million.
Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) Chief Representative Takashi Toyama said if construction work starts early next year, it should take around 31 months to complete.
Mr Toyama said this new terminal arrangement is expected to boo
st the convenience of passengers between international and domestic terminal and to contribute to the growth of the tourism industry.
Honiara International Airport formerly known as Henderson Field, is an airport on Guadalcanal Island in the Solomon Islands. It is the only international airport in the Solomon Islands and is located 8 kilometers from the capital Honiara.