The Zambia National Service ZNS has been hired to construct the new Lundazi airstrip at a cost of about 1 million Kwacha.
Lundazi District Council Secretary Boyd Kaoma has confirmed the development Breeze News in Lundazi.
Mr. Kaoma says that the works have already commenced in Champheta area of Chief Mphamba.
He revealed that the six weeks project has already reached 60 per cent and that it was set to be completed by March 20th.
Mr. Kaoma explained that 590,000 Kwacha has already been paid to the contractor for the project.
He says that the construction of a new airstrip follows the agreement with the Civil Aviation to surrender the current airstrip to the local authority for developmental purposes.