$19 million for Roatan Airport

The expansion work and repair of the airport will be completed in a period of five years.

Thursday, November 24, 2011

Representatives from Aeropuertos de Honduras, the company responsible for the operation of Roatan airport, announced the investment project to city officials and businessmen.

Among the works to be carried out are the expansion by 3,000 square feet of the terminal building, the implementation of a new air conditioning system, repair of the runway and aircraft parking expansion.

This expansion will take place at a time when tourist flows to Islas de la Bahía are increasing, fostering the economic vitality of the area.

An article in elheraldo.hn states: "after details provided by Fredy Nasser and other executives from Aeropuertos de Honduras, businessmen and city officials agreed that economic growth in the Bay Islands requires the upgrading of airport facilities, as well as support by Congress so that improvements are realized. "

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