$ 80 Million Salvadoran Airport Expansion

Works will start in late 2011 and will double current capacity at the airport.

Friday, December 3, 2010

The Autonomous Executive Port Commission (CEPA) is already working on a feasibility study. The project will add seven gates in immigration and customs.

"The work does not include the construction of another runway. According to CEPA estimates, the current runway is sufficient to meet demand with at a length of 3.200 meters,” Elsalvador.com informs. “The infrastructure will be sufficient to meet demand from airlines and passengers until 2020 or 2025."

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$58 million Securitization in El Salvador

February 2013

The expansion and modernization of the International Airport in El Salvador will be funded through securities, which will be issued on 18 February.

The Autonomous Executive Port Commission of El Salvador (CEPA by its initials in Spanish) will issue securities worth $58.3 million, which will be complemented by a loan taken out with the BCIE in order to expand the El Salvador International Airport (AIES by its initials in Spanish), whose investment is around $70 million.

TACA Awaits Expansion of Salvadoran Airport

September 2012

Without ruling out the idea of building their own airport terminal, the airline will wait to see how the modernization works initiated by the Executive Port Commission (CEPA) evolve.

Fidel Chavez Mena, vice president and legal representative of TACA, said that after meetings with representatives from CEPA, they have agreed to wait and see how the financing of the works evolves.

Airport Rennovation: "Either the Government Does It Or I Will"

June 2012

Roberto Kriete has announced that that the renovation of the El Salvador International Airport, one way or another, will be carried out within a maximum period of three years.

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El Salvador: Airport Expansion for 2011

October 2010

The first phase of expansion for El Salvador´s International Airport will start next year.

According to the president of the Autonomous Executive Port Commission (CEPA), Enrique Córdova, the $ 40 Million investment of the first phase includes expanding immigration areas and passenger screening as well as the addition of four new boarding sleeves.

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