Construction of the airport began on April 18 2018. It should have been completed by April, 2022 but the contractor was granted a 10-month extension by the Ministry of Works and Transport. According to the revised plan, completion has been scheduled for February 17, 2023.
For the last two weeks, Lango sub region has continued to receive considerable amount of rains. However, Frank Okot, a small scale commercial farmer says he is not sure whether the rains will continue. He says lack of information on weather changes has given them a big blow in the recent past, something he cannot take lightly.