Airport Expansion in El Salvador Delayed

While the government can not recover the investment made in Union Port, resources for the expansion of the airport cannot be counted on.

Friday, February 20, 2009

El Salvador publishes in its website: " CEPA has on a master expansion plan, which was presented at the end of 2007 by Airports of Paris, that contemplates the future infrastructure development capacity of the airfield in various phases at a cost of more than $700 million.

Said plan recommends a new passenger terminal, another loading terminal, another landing lane and extension of the existing one to adapt to vessels of greater weight."

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$ 80 Million Salvadoran Airport Expansion

December 2010

Works will start in late 2011 and will double current capacity at the airport.

The Autonomous Executive Port Commission (CEPA) is already working on a feasibility study. The project will add seven gates in immigration and customs.

"The work does not include the construction of another runway.

Airport Rennovation: "Either the Government Does It Or I Will"

June 2012

Roberto Kriete has announced that that the renovation of the El Salvador International Airport, one way or another, will be carried out within a maximum period of three years.

The chairman of the board of AviancaTaca told that Comalapa airport needs not only improvements, but a complete update according to a master plan designed by Aéroports de Paris.

El Salvador: Airport Expansion for 2011

October 2010

The first phase of expansion for El Salvador´s International Airport will start next year.

According to the president of the Autonomous Executive Port Commission (CEPA), Enrique Córdova, the $ 40 Million investment of the first phase includes expanding immigration areas and passenger screening as well as the addition of four new boarding sleeves.

El Salvador Airport to Invite Private Partners

December 2012

The Goverment of El Salvador has decided that the expansion of the International Airport of El Salvador will be conducted via a public-private association.

The technical secretary of the presidency announced that they decided to use this mechanism due to the “large resources required by the expansion”.

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