New airport announced for Guanajuato in San Miguel de Allende

This Wednesday, December 6, Jorge Nuño Lara, Secretary of Infrastructure, Communications and Transportation, announced that the Government is preparing to strengthen the national airport system by creating airports in San Miguel de Allende, Guanajuato. ; Ensenada, Baja California; and Costa Alegre, Jalisco. This during his appearance before the Chamber of Deputies

The official explained that strengthening measures are being implemented in the three aforementioned airports, which have requested resources to carry out investment studies, according to the Ministry of Finance’s portfolio.

Nuño pointed out that in October, Communications and Transportation handed over ten airports to the Army and announced the transfer of six more to the Navy, forming the Casiopea Airport Group with the air ports of Ciudad del Carmen, Ciudad Obregón, Colima, Guaymas, Loreto and Matamoros.

The head of the SICT recalled that, in the airport area, a total investment of more than 60 billion pesos is planned, with 15,864 million coming from the public sector and 44,233 million pesos from the private sector.

“This investment is intended to develop airport infrastructure that stimulates the economy and takes advantage of the country’s tourism potential through modern and quality air connectivity,” Nuño said this Wednesday.

  In another note, the federal official highlighted that after recovering category 1, 90 routes to and from the United States have been authorized, which represents around 5 million possible passengers in the most important binational market in the world.

In relation to the acquisition of bonds for the New Mexico City International Airport (NAIM), the Government of Andrés Manuel López Obrador purchased 482 million dollars through a trust. These bonds were originally sold for the construction of the NAIM in Texcoco, which was canceled after a citizen consultation in which it was decided to build one in Santa Lucía, State of Mexico, after the 2018 elections.

The purpose of this measure is to reduce the amount to be paid on debt over the years. It should be noted that the Mexico City International Airport (TUA) is responsible for paying this debt, using a significant part of its income from the Airport Use Fee (TUA) for this purpose.

Source: Periodico Correo