New Airfield in Panama's South

With a $1 million investment, an airfield will be constructed in the town of Puerto Obaldía, in Colombian border.

Friday, July 31, 2009

The $970.732 were obtained through a budget modification approved by the Budget Committee of the Legislative Assembly.

"Likewise, the Committee authorized the relocation of $1.5 million for ... the construction ... of the main field... of the Technological University of Panama", reported

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Panama: Investments in Regional Airports

October 2016

Tocumen is preparing a plan to tender several expansion works and equipment at the airfields of Panama Pacific, David, Colon and Rio Hato.

One of the regional airports where Tocumen plans to invest in order to improve its functionality is Panama Pacific, which is projected to double capacity of the terminal in order to handle five flights simultaneously instead of two, increasing the number of airline counters from 3 to 7 and improving the waiting area for departing passengers and the migration area.

Guatemala: Airfield in Retalhuleu Now Operating

June 2016

In a first stage, the aerodrome will receive domestic flights in order to revive tourism in the area.

Later the airfield will be adapted to receive international flights, as part of the plan drawn up by the Guatemágica Tourist Circuit Council, which aims to increase tourist arrivals to Retalhuleu and surrounding areas.

Ricardo Alejos, Council representative told that   "...'What is sought is to promote tourism in Retalhuleu and the region, as we have attractive locations such as Institute of Recreation Parks for the Workers of Private Enterprise (Irtra), Dino Park, Toy Museum, Takalij Abaj, Champerico Beach and Organic Farms for tourism '. "

Honduras: Concession of Airfield in Copan Approved

June 2013

With an investment of $270 million plans are underway to build a runway at Aeródromo Río Amarillo, and reconstruction of the Chamelecón road up to the border of Ocotepeque.

"... A decree has been passed authorizing the execution of a trust agreement for the project entitled "Financing, Construction, Operation and Maintenance of Aeródromo Río Amarillo in the municipality of Santa Rita in Copan", reported

Panama: Operations Begin at the Darién Airfield

June 2009

With an investment of $2.1 million, construction at the airfield, which is located in the community of San Vicente, Metetí, has been completed.

Carlos Sanchez, Coordinator of the Social Investment Fund (FIS), believes that the project will contribute to the development of commerce and tourism.

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