Tuxtla airport will grow

Two years after its reopening, the expanding the airport in Tuxtla Gutierrez is discussed , with an investment of 480 million pesos to build a new passenger terminal and remodel the current .

Manuel Martin del Campo Afif, CEO of the operating company International Airport Angel Albino Corzo, announced that it is a plan that is still being evaluated, but intends to leave behind the design deficiencies of the previous terminal, which forced the closure wing commercial aviation operations and build a new one in 2009.

The airport, which resumed operations in February 2014, managed to increase 20 percent passenger flow and has required investments in the last year and a half for 150 million pesos between its two partners, Airports and Auxiliary Services and the state government Chiapas. This 2016 will be allocated about 80 million of equity to infrastructure, maintenance, safety strips on the slopes and in the rainwater and drainage channels.

At the close of 2015, the airport handled one million 120 thousand 960 passengers, an increase of 20.84 percent compared to 2014; with the construction of a new terminal could reach 2.5 million passengers, estimated Martin del Campo.