New Proposal for Expanding El Salvador's Airport

Canadian company SNC-Lavalin presented their proposal for expanding the airport.

Wednesday, August 26, 2009

Ernesto Altschul is the manager of CEPA, the government authority overseeing the project. He said that "Generally, they endorse the concept by Aéroports de Paris of a three-stage terminal".

"In Septebmer 2007, CEPA received from Aéroports de Paris (AdPi) a 3-stage master plan for developing El Salvador International Airport (AIES). The total investment would be $700 million, with the first stage requiring $275 million", reported "But Lavalin, who has executed 17 construction projects in the country, is proposing a design to expand the capacity of the air terminal to 4 million passengers, requiring an investment between $150 and $175 million".

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