The government of Vanuatu is looking at building the airport on Santo as a back up airport which will link Vanuatu to the world.

Prime Minister, Charlot Salwai Tabismasmas says at the moment, the Bauerfield airport in Port Vila is the only one that connects with other countries around the world.

PM Salwai made this comment after his discussion with the Chinese President,(Shi shingping) Xi Jingping in Papua New Guinea, during the APEC meeting.