Concerns raised about Fagalii Airport in Samoa

Concerns have been raised about the airstrip at Fagalii Airport in Samoa, despite a government minister saying it met all requirements.

Samoa News reports several issues have been cited in the wake of the opening of the upgraded airport this week.

Samoa Airways landed there the day it opened; it said the trees and the telephone tower should be removed.

The Samoa Government it spent $2.6 million tala re-opening the airport.