H.E. President John Dramani Mahama cut sod for the work to commence on the Ho airport project on September 18, 2015.
When completed, the facility will have, among others, a runaway of 1,900metres in length and 30metres wide, an aircraft parking area, a terminal building to hold at least 150,000 passengers a year, a VIP and VVIP facility, a parking area for the staff and nine-kilometer network of roads around the airport.
Amandi Construction, contractors for the project, have began work on the 1500 acres of land released by the Asorgli Traditional Area for the project. As part of the design, an airport city is being planned close to the facility by the Town and country planning.
The project is expected to boost the economy of the Volta Region and promote tourism in the region whiles providing jobs for the people.