Rorisang Kgosana
Premium Journalist
3 minute read
22 Nov 2019
8:54 am

The less than wonderful mess Wonderboom Airport is in

Rorisang Kgosana

The City of Tshwane's close to a million rand deal each month to an airport management company that was allegedly irregularly awarded and reappointed to the deal to manage the Wonderboom National Airport is under scrutiny.

Wonderboom Airport.

The third-busiest airport has been left in a chaotic state, marred by allegations of maladministration, irregularities and non-compliance with domestic and international aviation standards. A report presented to council last month by the city’s oversight committee for roads and transport said the airport had deteriorated in the past two years, and it called for a forensic investigation into the airports poor state of affairs. Following threats by the Civil Aviation Authority to shut down the airport two years ago as four inspections found it endangered those using it, Tshwane appointed a company in an attempt to save it. But the...