Honduras: Concession of Airfield in Copan Approved

With an investment of $270 million plans are underway to build a runway at Aeródromo Río Amarillo, and reconstruction of the Chamelecón road up to the border of Ocotepeque.

Wednesday, June 12, 2013

"... A decree has been passed authorizing the execution of a trust agreement for the project entitled "Financing, Construction, Operation and Maintenance of Aeródromo Río Amarillo in the municipality of Santa Rita in Copan", reported Laprensa.hn.

The contract "will be concluded between the Commission for the Promotion of Public-Private Partnerships (Coalianza), the Ministry of Public Works, Transport and Housing (Soptravi) and Continental Bank.

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