Salvadoran Airport Unveils Expansion Plan

The enlargement of El Salvador International Airport will be conducted in two phases.

Thursday, September 16, 2010

By the end of the year the first phase schedule will be ready, which includes small changes in the exits and check-in area.

"In the second phase the institution will enlarge the parking area and will duplicate its capacity for handling travelers. They are still looking for financing sources for this project and one of the potential providers is the World Bank" noted the article in

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The administrative entity from the International Airport of El Salvador is expecting a formal proposal from TACA airlines to build a new terminal.

The president of the Autonomous Executive Port Commission (Cepa), Alberto Arene, said that when they have received a formal proposal by the airline it will be studied and evaluated. A renovation plan for the terminal is currently being developed.

Comalapa Airport Expansion Prolonged

May 2012

The Autonomous Executive Port Commission will update the project from its conceptual phase, estimating that it will become concrete under the next government.

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January 2011

The refurbishment of the terrace of El Salvador International Airport marks the beginning of an expansion process for the entire terminal.

The Autonomous Executive Port Commission (CEPA) will begin the refurbishment of the terrace during the first quarter of this year.

"CEPA hopes to make the place more attractive by building seven shops, set benches for visitors and cover the ceiling with a glass material which allows sighting of aircrafts,” informed

El Salvador Analyzes Issuing Debt to Expand Airport

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Officials are considering issuing bonds or taking loans to finance the expansion of AIES International Airport.

Guillermo López Suárez, president of CEPA, the Airports Authority, explained they need $25 million to fund the expansion, and that they must study priorities, as this transaction would increase the country's level of debt.

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