Dominican Republic’s biggest airport gets US$30.0M facelift, new terminal
Santo Domingo.- The Las Americas Airport (AILA) was remodeled at a cost of RD$1.0 billion (US$24.9 million) by Aerodom, company which manages most of the country’s terminals, and includes new equipment, a makeover of if façade, refurbished passenger screening area, remodeling and expansion of the centralized immigration areas.
President Leonel Fernandez headed the inaugural that includes more spaces rearranged for stores and passenger services, the new South Terminal, arrivals and customs.
In his keynote speech Aerodom Board chairman Juan Carlos Torres said his company in July 2010 submitted their intention to build infrastructure to the Airport Commission, in addition to the projects undertaken since their concession began, known as Complementary projects.
“It was based, in regard to Las Americas Airport International, on optimizing space, improve the operation of passenger flows and modernize the image, incorporating elements of national identity, while ensuring safety and quality of the services provided.”
Torres added that Aerodom is currently expanding and remodeling the international airports in Puerto Plata, and the freight terminal at Las Americas.
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