Marcos A. Gilabert Airport Works Underway

The Panamanian aviation authority (AAC) has given the companies Meco and CUSA the order to begin work.

Thursday, September 2, 2010


Meco, at a cost of $3.44 million, will be in charge of the runway improvements while the $2.99 million paid to Constructora Urbana S.A. (CUSA) will go toward the design and construction of a new taxiway.

Rafael Bárcenas, AAC general manager, told Panamá América that, "this is Panama's second most important airport with a significant flow of passengers that is important for the country's tourism development".

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