MANILA, Philippines – Cotabato Airport has resumed flight operations on a limited basis after the partial completion of its runway repair works, according to the Department of Transportation (DOTr).
In a statement, the DOTr said limited flight operations at the airport resumed Saturday morning from 7:00 a.m. to 11:59 a.m.
JThe Department of Public Works and Highways said its contractor partially completed the asphalt surfacing work on August 17.
He added that repair works for other parts of the airport – which serves the general area of Cotabato City and nearby municipalities of Datu Odin Sinsuat, Maguindanao – will continue until 100% completion. , and once completed, flights will return to normal operating hours.
On June 21, the Civil Aviation Authority of the Philippines issued a notice to airmen prohibiting takeoff and landing on Runway 28 to expedite repairs to the runway, which cost $340.55 million. pesos.
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