30 Companies Interested in Airport Construction

Panama's project to build a new international airport in the region of Colón has attracted 30 expressions of interest.

Tuesday, August 10, 2010

The construction of the new Enrique A. Jimenez International Airport north east of the Panamanian capital will cost approximately $60 million.

Rafael Bárcenas, general manager of the Panamanian Civil Aviation Authority, was present at the bid validation meeting and commented that, "the project seeks to enable aircraft with large carrying capacity for passengers and merchandise goods to land in Colón province," reports Prensa.com.

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Panama's New Airport to Cost $ 60 Million

March 2011

The international airport at Cocle Province, which will begin construction in 2011, will cost about $ 60 million.

Rafael Barcenas, director of Civil Aviation, explained the new terminal will be located in the Rio Hato area, in Anton.

"We have to add to the project and discuss it with the City Council, as there are many points to discuss regarding what will happen around the airport," Barcenas told Pa-digital.com.pa.

Panama: New International Airport Proposed

July 2009

The new $44 million terminal would be located in Río Hato, taking advantage of the runway used by the U.S. Army until 1999.

This was proposed by the ex-manager of the Air Transport Authority (AAC), Zósimo Guardia, during a meeting with the Panamanian Association of Business Executives.

Panama to Build $100 Million Airport

April 2010

The Civil Aviation Authority (AAC) unveiled plans to build a new airport in one of the central provinces of the country.

In the press release, the authority also commented that around $40 million have been invested in the country’s airports in 2010.

The announcement was made by Rafael Bárcenas, head of the AAC, when presenting Congress a report on his first year of tenure.

New Airport in Panama

February 2013

In the district of Pedasi, Los Santos, an airfield has been inaugurated which will facilitate tourist access to the area.

From the website Visitpanama.com:

Residents of the district of Pedasi, Los Santos, stated yesterday that the construction of the new airport in the region will contribute to increasing the presence of tourists visiting the area for the white sand beaches and islands that are available.

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