Lanseria airport plans in holding pattern

06 September 2020 - 00:09 By HILARY JOFFE

Anyone remember the new Lanseria smart city project that President Cyril Ramaphosa highlighted in his February state of the nation address?

The project is still there on the presidency’s list of infrastructure investment projects. But for  Lanseria international airport, which is to anchor the new development, the environment has changed and it’s waiting for the aviation market to settle before it embarks on the infrastructure plan it had in mind, which in the long term includes building a new 4km runway that could land the largest jets...

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