New Cotabato airport, seaport to open in 2022


    A new international airport, a seaport and a technical school will begin construction in Cotabato City next year, the Cotabato City government said in a statement.

    The three infrastructure projects will be undertaken by the city government of Cotabato with Shenzen-based China Engineering and Construction Company Inc (CECC) through the public-private partnership scheme.

    The international airport which will rise in Barangays Tamontaka 3, 4 and 5. It is scheduled to break ground before the yearend and is targeted for completion in 2022.

    The seaport will be built in Kalanganan.

    A donation from the CECC, the China-Cotabato Friendship Technical School will be a four-story building on a four-hectare lot in Barangay Timaco Mother.

    The proposed school will provide training for airport and seaport operations.