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Honduras invites tender for $150 million airport

Wednesday, November 28, 2012

Porfirio Lobo, the president of Honduras, announced the government will issue a tender next year for the construction of a long-awaited international airport in the Comayagua region.

The new airport will be built at Palmerola Military Base, a U.S. base known as Joint Task Force Bravo.

The construction of the airport will cost an estimated $150 million, and will be put out to tender after the government failed to reach an agreement with InterAirports, the national company that administers Honduras's all other airports.

Full story (in Spanish)