Published On: Sun, Jan 1st, 2012

Navy Seabees to Construct Jet Handling Runway in Wajir Airbase Kenya

US Navy Seebees, the Naval Mobile Construction Battalion 3 will start to greatly expand the runways at Wajir Airport and Military airbase.

Wajir Airport was built by HZ, an Israel construction Company between l977 and 1978, as a military airbase.

President Hon Mwai Kibaki of the republic of Kenya commissioned the airport to accommodate both civil and military aircrafts operations in 2007.

US Seebees confirmed that this is the biggest project they have ever worked on besides emphasizing that the type of aircraft to be used in this particular airport might be superior.

Intelligence on how large the new runway will be or even the specific types aircraft that will be able to use it is still scanty.

The US Navy unit will bring its own equipment confirmed Cdr. Scott Raymond, the unit

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