Toncontín operates normally

Since yesterday, Tegucigalpa's International airport operates domestic and international flights normally.

Wednesday, July 8, 2009

In a press release, the aerial transportation authority (Aeronáutica Civil, in Spanish), informed that from Tuesday 7 onwards, Toncontín International Airport is open as usual.

Proceso Digital publishes on its website: "The airport will operate domestic and foreign activities as usual, in accordance with the open skies policy,..."

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Honduras Reopens Airports for Iternational Flights

September 2009

The four airports of Honduras have now resumed international flights.

Initially, the Civil Transport Authority had only authorized local flights, but yesterday resumed international ones.

Roberto Maradiaga, manager of the airport operator 'Aeropuertos de Honduras', commented that "some international airlines expect to resume flights today, and others on Saturday".

Toncontin Closed For 48 hours

July 2009

The Toncontin international airport of Tegucigalpa will remain closed for 48 hours.

The shut-down measure seeks to guarantee security for citizens and visitors entering the Honduran capital via national and international flights.

Yesterday’s disturbances left damages near the area surrounding the runway.

ICAO gives green light for re-opening Toncontín airport

June 2008

The preliminary report of the International Civil Aviation Association says that Toncontín airport at Tegucigalpa meets the requirements to operate, with few difficulties for companies approaching the runways.

Aircraft with capacity of 170 passengers or less will soon be able to land again at the airport. The safety rules are not very different from those adopted as internal policy by many airlines, the ICAO report said.

Re-opening of Toncontín Airport in Tegucigalpa discussed

June 2008

The Honduras Government was to meet today with interested parties to discuss the reopening of the Toncontín Airport.

Honduras President Manuel Zelaya was to meet Monday with representatives of several sectors that demand the reopening of the Toncontín Airport for international flights. Interested parties include the tourist industry, airport employees, taxi drivers and local politicians.

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