Work Begins in La Aurora Airport in Guatemala

One thousand meters of runway that are in poor condition will be rebuilt according to the Director General of Civil Aviation.

Thursday, May 7, 2009

Work will be done between 11 pm and 4 am, so that traffic will not be disrupted.

Marcela Fernández wrote in Prensalibre.com: "The cost of remodeling and who will do the job are not known right now."

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Guatemala Plans Three International Airports

October 2012

The Directorate General of Civil Aviation has plans to build a new airport in Retalhuleu and to give international status to the Port of San José and Puerto Barrios.

An article in Elperiodico.com.gt reports that the plan was presented last Sunday by President Otto Perez Molina, who asked the auditor of the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA), Armando Asturias, to go ahead with the project that could be starting in the first quarter of 2013.

Tender for Works at La Aurora Airport

April 2012

The Directorate General of Civil Aviation in Guatemala has put out to tender repairs and roof maintenance at the Aurora Airport.

Work on the airport terminal, La Aurora International Airport, includes the provision of all materials, labor, equipment, services and other works required for the full implementation of all items of work as indicated in the project.

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.

More Time to Bid for Panamanian Airport

March 2010

The Civil Aviation Authority postponed until March 24 the deadline to bid for the enlargement of Enrique Malek airport.

These works are valued at $24 million, and include design and construction of a runway, customs area and passenger terminal.

“The airport currently receives small airplanes, such as ATR and Hawker, capable of 40 to 60 passengers.

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