TAV Airports is entitled to operate Enfidha-Hammamet Airport until May 2047 and which was put into operation on 7 December 2009. Construction of the airport started on the 24th of July 2007 and approximately 500 million Euros were invested. The passenger capacity of Enfidha-Hammamet Airport is around 7 million per year and will be increased gradually to 22 million through additionally investments. It is be the second operation of TAV Airports in Tunisia, in what will likely become the most important hub in Africa. Realized as a greenfield investment by TAV Airports covering a terminal building complete with its open car park, a runway, apron and taxi ways, Enfidha-Hammamet Airport has all infrastructure works in place in order to allow the operations to be carried out safely at international standards. The installation of a tri-generation system is also underway to enable the airport to provide its own power generation.