President George Manneh Weah has appointed the former chairman of the Liberia Airports Authority, J. Allen Klayee, as acting managing director of the Liberia Airports Authority.
The Liberia Airport Authority has announced the commencement of work on 11,000 feet of runways at the Roberts International Airport.
A new airstrip has been constructed and dedicated in Tappita. The 900 kilometers long airstrip was constructed by the relief organization, Samaritan Purse International, and Mission Aviation Fellowship. It was formally dedicated and turned over to the Liberia Airport Authority on March 19.
The Liberia Airport Authority has honored Brussels Airlines and Royal Air Maroc for continuing service to Liberia throughout the Ebola outbreak.