‘World’s most useless airport’ which cost UK taxpayers £258MILLION to get its first flight

‘World’s most useless airport’ which cost UK taxpayers £258MILLION to get its first flight
 

The £258 million airport was built at UK taxpayers’ expense to serve the remote south Atlantic community.
Shortly after the airport’s planned royal opening in 2016, a test flight revealed severe wind shear.
The scheduled flights were abandoned, and the planned retirement of the RMS St Helena was postponed so the island’s sea link would continue.
This came after plans were announced for a regular scheduled service in British Airways colours from Johannesburg, carrying approximately 170 passengers.
A South African carrier, Airlink, will fly from Johannesburg via Windhoek in Namibia to St... read more

 
1 August 2017 in World News, Views: 60
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