New Airport in Panama

In the district of Pedasi, Los Santos, an airfield has been inaugurated which will facilitate tourist access to the area.

Wednesday, February 6, 2013

From the website Visitpanama.com:

Residents of the district of Pedasi, Los Santos, stated yesterday that the construction of the new airport in the region will contribute to increasing the presence of tourists visiting the area for the white sand beaches and islands that are available.

On Sunday, the Civil Aviation Authority (AAC by its initials in Spanish) opened, with an investment of $ 1.026 million the new Pedasí airfield whose runway is one thousand meters long and 15 meters wide. Further facilities include a boarding platform, passenger terminal and access road.

Recent statistics revealed by the AAC showed that in recent weeks 600 tourists traveled to the area by plane.



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