Boarding Gates Added to Juan Santamaria Airport  

The International Airport at San Jose will have added capacity to handle 260,000 passengers a year, with two new boarding gates and another 1,000 square meters in commercial spaces.

Wednesday, July 17, 2013

As explained Vilma Lopez, deputy director of Civil Aviation, Aeris (manager of the terminal), will be the company in charge of the enlargement process in the east of the terminal, opposite Cooperativa Autogestionaria de Servicios Aeroindustriales (Coopesa R. L).

Lopez explained that the expansion work at the airport is included in the Master Plan for the terminal, which must be pre-approved by the Civil Aviation Technical Council (CTAC by its initials in Spanish). "Maximum advantage will be taken of the land for two gates. Work will start on these waiting rooms in November and construction will take a year," she said.

Rafael Mencia, director of Aeris, said that next month could see the start of the process of tendering the works and if they stick to schedule, the work will begin in November, with the cost being about $18 million.

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