Honduran Airports Reopened for Local Flights

Airports in Honduras were reopened today but international flights are still suspended.

Thursday, September 24, 2009

Alfredo San Martín, director of the Civil Aviation Authority, explained that this measure includes the international airports of Tegucigalpa, San Pedro Sula, La Ceiba and Rotán.

San Martín added: "I expect international flights to be resumed 'as soon as possible', a decision that depends on 'the President of the Republic'".

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Guatemala: La Aurora Airport Resumes Operations

June 2010

La Aurora International Airport resumed operations, after being closed for five days.

On May 28, the air transport terminal was closed due to the volcanic ash cloud caused by the eruption of Pacaya volcano.

According to newspaper Sigloxxi.com, “80.000 were affected by the closure of the airport.

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".

Airports Closed in Honduras

September 2009

The Government announced the closure of the country's 4 international airports until further notice.

This decision affects the airports of Tegucigalpa, San Pedro Sula, La Ceiba and Roatán, informed Antonio San Martín, director of the Air Transport Authority.

"The official didn't give any indication as to when the airports will be opened...", reports Laprensahn.com.

Toncontín operates normally

July 2009

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

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.

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