RGM airport gets security upgrade

by | Oct 7, 2021 | Business | 0 comments

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The Robert Mugabe Airport in Harare has received a security boost through the procurement of a modern Baggage Handling System (BHS).


The BHS which was procured by the Civil Aviation Authority (CAAZ) from Daifoku Logan Limited of United Kingdom was unveiled yesterday.


Installation processes were completed in September 2021, comprising of departure check-in desks, check-in Atrax ABS, conveyor belts and Rapiscan baggage scanning X-ray machines.

Transport and Infrastructure Development Minister Felix Mhona, who officiated the unveiling of the new system said Government is committed to modernising ports of entry to the highest possible standard.


“The project is another testimony to the Government’s commitment towards infrastructure development and refurbishment programmes.

The RGM International

Airport is the gateway into our country and should always reflect the Zimbabwean hospitality and commitment to high service standards provisioned a memorable experience to our valued visitors,” said Minister Mhona.


Minister Mhona said there are other projects which are at various stages of implementation at the airport.


“There are three projects at various stages namely the Air Traffic Control Communications Systems project through which seven airports and sites will receive new ground to air radio communication systems for effective communication to our national airspace, The Navigational Aids Systems which will be commissioned in March 2022 and lastly the Secondary Surveillance Radar Systems which will provide national coverage for transponder equipped aircraft and enhanced air space management,” he said.

Since coming into being, the Second Republic has been prioritising critical infrastructure projects and the RGM Airport upgrade is high on the priority list.