Capacity of San Salvador Airport Expands

The new parking platform raises to 22 the number of aircraft that can be attended to simultaneously at the international airport in San Salvador.

Thursday, December 1, 2016 reports that "...The work represents the first expansion project with a direct impact on customer service for passenger aircraft at San Salvador International Airport in the last 18 years and will be crucial in improving its operational capacity."

The new structure was inaugurated by the Autonomous Executive Port Commission (CEPA), and it is important in light of the need to further expand the capacity of the terminal, where Avianca operates its regional hub. Roberto Kriete, co - founder of the airline, insisted to the government on several occasions the need to modernize the terminal and increase its capacity.  

"... Last November, according to CEPA, works were also done on changing 175 orientation signs and 885 energy saving LED lights, installation of high-traffic flooring in passengers check in areas, a first level public lobby, migration-customs office and also arrival and departure waiting room, these works represented an investment of $3.8 million."

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