Wassit/ Iraq TradeLink: Wassit Provincial Council announced its attempts to open an airport in the
province during this year.
The council added that it is expected to complete the work in the airport during this year, which shall be a joint airport between the transport and defence ministries.
According to available information, the airport shall be within Kut air base, which is the biggest base among its Iraqi counterparts.
On 28 February, 2017 , the Iraqi Cabinet approved the establishing Kut airport within Kut air base, in coordination between the ministries of defence and transport with collaboration of the local government here.
Last Friday, Thi Qar Nassiriya airport was inaugurate within another military air base.
Source: Iraq TradeLink