Richard Yopo

Jackson’s airport restrictions during APEC

National Airports Corporation Managing Director, Richard Yopo, in a statement said it will be temporarily closed as part of the restricted zone for APEC.

The general public is advised to use the domestic airport carpark during this period.

The VIP transit facility, built next to Air Niugini cargo, will also be restricted.

APEC routes in the city will include the Tokarara June Valley road, Independence Drive, Somare Drive and Lawes Road. These roads may be locked down thirty minutes before the motorcade convoy and open straight after for public use.

K100m to upgrade Madang airport

National Airport Corporation, Managing Director, Richard Yopo announced this recently.

In a breakfast meet with Madang Governor Peter Yama, Director Yopo said Madang airport upgrade work will commence shortly.

He said NAC is in the design stages and will commence work as soon as funds are available.

Yopo added that the upgrade and extension of the airport will cost about K100 million.

Governor Yama welcomed the news as a good news for the people of Madang.