Changes Proposed in Airport Administration

El Salvador's business sector proposes that the administration of Oscar Romero International Airport should no longer be the responsibility of CEPA, and that a new state-owned company should take over.

Monday, December 16, 2019

In a document prepared during the 2019 National Meeting of Private Enterprise (Enade), the National Association of Private Enterprise (ANEP) proposes that the administration of the San Romero international airport be separated from the Executive Autonomous Port Commission (CEPA), before starting the concession process or operation under the modality of public-private partnership.

You may be interested in "Tender for Airport Remodeling" reports that "... the San Romero airport is the face of El Salvador, says ANEP, but the current institutional and administrative design has shown that it 'distracts and limits the much-needed reinvestment of the airport's profits in the air terminal itself and, instead, ends up putting its future financial flows at risk."

The document prepared by the union adds that "... in order to ensure that investments are made in an adequate manner, it is appropriate to update the studies and master plans of the San Romero airport, always with the collaboration of international cooperation and through a transport dialogue with the sectors involved."

ANEP proposes that the board of directors of the new state-owned company dedicated exclusively to the administration of the air terminal should be made up of five directors, two appointed by the President of the Republic, two appointed by the business guild and one delegated by the Supreme Court of Justice.

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