ASUR to expand Cancun’s International Airport

Aeropuertos del Sureste (Asur) announces an investment of 2.2 billion pesos (50 million USD approx.) at the Cancun International Airport, to expand terminals 2 and 3, given the increase in the number of travelers.

According to the 2019-2023 plan, Aeropuertos del Sureste established mandatory investments for 5.8 billion pesos, with the largest amount to be invested during 2020.

Manuel Martín Gutiérrez Sola, commercial director of Asur, informed that they are working on a final project for the destination that includes modifications in the platforms of the international arrival terminals 2 and 3.

The objective is to expand them, so an extension will be built in the grounds of the the T-3 parking lot.

“We need to increase the areas of platforms and we will be executing the project in 2020,” he said.

Last year in its four terminals, the Cancun airport received 25 million passengers, a record that they expect to exceed this year. From January to June the Cancun airport received 15.4 million people, 200 thousand passengers more than the same period in 2018.

Gutiérrez Sola commented that Asur will be making important investments in the Mérida, Villahermosa and Oaxaca air terminals.

According to the ASUR investment calendar, the capital will be injected gradually in their southern Mexico air terminals:

  • 2019: 995 million pesos
  • 2020: 2.2 billion pesos
  • 2021: 1.2 billion pesos
  • 2022: 971 million pesos
  • 2023: 391 million pesos

The Yucatan Times Newsroom

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