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ALL ABOARD! Here Are Airports Across Africa That Are The Pride Of The Continent

ALL ABOARD! Here Are Airports Across Africa That Are The Pride Of The Continent

Africa has been a major destination hotspot for tourists for several decades. It is therefore not surprising that international airports across the continent have not only seen an increase but a significant improvement in infrastructure.

Awakening in air travel has led to economic advancements in the aviation industry and as such, new airports result in improvements and renovations of the old ones.

1. Sharm El-Sheikh International Airport, Egypt

ALL ABOARD! Here Are Airports Across Africa That Are The Pride Of The Continent

This airport tops the list as the most aesthetically pleasing. It is the third busiest airport in Egypt after the one in Cairo and Hurghada. Its second terminal was inaugurated in 2007. It features 40 check-in counters and has the capacity to handle up to five million passengers yearly. Its estimated cost is US$350 million.

2. Cape Town International Airport, South Africa

ALL ABOARD! Here Are Airports Across Africa That Are The Pride Of The Continent

Cape Town International airport is the second-busiest airport in South Africa and third-busiest in Africa. Located 20 kilometres from the centre of the city, the building features 120 check-in counters and 20 self-service kiosks. The central building alone cost US$115 million.

3. Marrakech Menara Airport, Morocco

ALL ABOARD! Here Are Airports Across Africa That Are The Pride Of The Continent

With Marrakech is one of the most beautiful cities in Africa, it is no wonder that its airport is one of the most beautiful as well. It boasts of serving over 4.5 million passengers per year.

4. Sir Seewoosagur Ramgoolam International Airport, Mauritius

ALL ABOARD! Here Are Airports Across Africa That Are The Pride Of The Continent

Inaugurated in 2013, this new passenger terminal’s structure of the New Airport Terminal is designed after the “Traveller’s palm”, a tropical plant that grows on Mauritius. It boasts of a capacity of 4 million passengers per annum and cost US$306 million in construction.

5. Enfidha-Hammamet International Airport, Tunisia

ALL ABOARD! Here Are Airports Across Africa That Are The Pride Of The Continent

Inaugurated in 2009, the airport is mostly used to convey tourists going to the holiday resorts of Tunisia. Its well-planned layout is just one of the reasons why it is on this list. The total cost of construction is estimated to be about US$504 million.

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