Project Name Regional Airports Rehabilitation Project
Project Number 37136-012
Country Afghanistan
Project Status Closed
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Source of Funding / Amount
TA 4210-AFG: Regional Airports Rehabilitation Project
Technical Assistance Special Fund US$ 1.00 million
Strategic Agendas Inclusive economic growth
Drivers of Change Governance and capacity development
Knowledge solutions
Sector / Subsector

Transport - Air transport

Gender Equity and Mainstreaming
Description The prolonged state of conflict in Afghanistan has resulted in large-scale deterioration of the civil aviation infrastructure and depletion of the skilled manpower. In addition to lack of maintenance, the deterioration was further accelerated by the heavy damage inflicted during decades of civil strife and the recent military operations. A massive rebuilding effort is required to bring back the civil aviation infrastructure and institutions to a standard that assures safe and efficient civil aviation services in the country. The main objectives of the technical assistance are to (i) prepare a Civil Aviation Master Plan (CAMP) to provide the framework and time bound action plan for sustainable and effective development of the civil aviation sector in Afghanistan; (ii) undertake feasibility studies for rehabilitating selected major domestic airports and other regional airports and prepare an investment project suitable for ADB financing; and (iii) prepare an implementation program to strengthen the capacity of civil aviation sector institutions in Afghanistan.
Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy field changed

Project Outcome

Description of Outcome
Progress Toward Outcome
Implementation Progress
Description of Project Outputs
Status of Implementation Progress (Outputs, Activities, and Issues)
Geographical Location field changed

Safeguard Categories

Environment B
Involuntary Resettlement B
Indigenous Peoples C

Summary of Environmental and Social Aspects

Environmental Aspects
Involuntary Resettlement
Indigenous Peoples
Stakeholder Communication, Participation, and Consultation
During Project Design
During Project Implementation

Business Opportunities

Consulting Services The TA will require about 32 person-months of services of international consultants and about 20 person-months of domestic consultants. The international consultants should have experience in airport planning and engineering, air transport economics and poverty analysis, aviation management and financial analysis, social and environment assessment, and institutional capacity building and training. The domestic consultants will be engaged to carry out detailed surveys and consultations.

Responsible Staff

Responsible ADB Officer Seneviratne, Prianka
Responsible ADB Department Central and West Asia Department
Responsible ADB Division Transport and Communications Division, CWRD
Executing Agencies
Ministry of Transport and Civil Aviation
Technical Deputy Director
Ansari Watt, Kabul, Islamic Republic of Afghanistan


Concept Clearance 25 Mar 2003
Fact Finding 03 Aug 2003 to 14 Aug 2003
Approval 05 Nov 2003
Last Review Mission -
PDS Creation Date 31 Aug 2007
Last PDS Update 07 Dec 2006

TA 4210-AFG

Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
05 Nov 2003 24 Nov 2003 24 Nov 2003 31 Aug 2004 31 Dec 2005 -
Financing Plan/TA Utilization Cumulative Disbursements
ADB Cofinancing Counterpart Total Date Amount
Gov Beneficiaries Project Sponsor Others
1,000,000.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 1,000,000.00 05 Nov 2003 787,778.20

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