Applications Now Open For The Development Of 6 Different Airports

Ministry of National Planning, Housing & Infrastructure (MNPHI) opens expression of interest for the development of Domestic Airports in 6 different regions across the country.
The 6 different regions include; H.Dh. Makundhoo (USD 23,300,000), Sh.Bilehfahi (USD 23,600,000), B.Thulhaadhoo (USD 21,900,000), Th.Vilufushi (USD 33,300,000), F.Magoodhoo (USD 8,200,000) and an island from South Raa Atoll. The island is yet to be decided.
Interested parties can send in their expression of interest after considering the following requests released by MNPHI.
·        Each airport development is a separate project. The proponent shall clearly indicate which airport they are proposing to develop/finance under this model.
·         If the Expression of Interest is solely for financing, the minimum amount that can be submitted for consideration is US$ 5,000,000 (United States Dollars Five Million).
·        Proponents may submit Expressions of Interest for full or part development of a specified airport.
·        The total investment proposed or commited under this model shall be set-off against the acquisition cost and the declared land rent of the island/land/lagoon allocated for tourism under this model.
Proponents must submit their Expressions of Interest under the Unsolicited Proposals Policy (USP) of the Government to the Ministry of Economic Development. Or e-mail to The USP application form must be submitted along with the Expression of Interest.
With the tourism industry growing at such a fast rate, the country has been stepping up to ease the travelling for the vacationers across Maldives.