Honduras: $ 100 Million for Terminal in Palmerola

InterAirports authorities, Tegucigalpa airport concessionaire, announced the availability of funds for its construction.

Thursday, February 17, 2011

Edgardo Maradiaga, head of Honduran Airports, added that construction of a highway to the airport should be a settled matter before the new terminal is built.

"He stated that there is the possibility of extending the concession contract, which for the past 10 years has reshaped the country's air terminals, to operate the new airport but appropriate channels given by the law must be followed," reported Latribuna.hn.

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Palmerola Airport Remodel Confirmed

September 2011

The Honduran government is awaiting the results of a feasibility study before beginning the project.

The president of Honduras, Porfirio Lobo, reiterated the government's intention to remodel the Palmerola commercial airport, also known as Soto Cano in order to replace the International Airport, Toncontin.

InterAirports will build Palmerola terminal in Honduras

December 2008

The Government finally reached an agreement with InterAirports to build a terminal at Palmerola, located 70 kilometers to the north of Tegucigalpa.

"There is an initial agreement for the construction of a terminal at the Palmerola military airport," the manager of the company, Carlos Ramos, announced at a press conference with the Minister of the Presidency, Enrique Flores.

Palmerola Airport in Honduras will cost $50 million

December 2008

The commercial airport concessionaire in the country, InterAirports, confirmed its interest in converting Palmerola into an international air terminal.

This company is awaiting an answer from the government for the third proposal presented on Thursday night. The investment will range between $35 to $50 million depending on State requirements.

Honduran government relaunches airport at Palmerola

November 2008

The government has asked InterAiports to decide whether or not they will participate in the management of the airport.

The plan to use Palmerola as a commercial airport is still on the table.

It has been reported that President Manuel Zelaya gave an ultimatum of 96 hours for the airport company to reply, however InterAirports said in a press release that the time given is to update the proposals presented in June 2008.

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