Buenos Aires Times

economy US$ 744 million

BA's Ezeiza Int'l Airport to undergo 15-billion-peso makeover

The total size of Argentina's busiest airport will increase from the current 58,400 square metres to 217,230 square metres.

Tuesday 13 March, 2018
An aerial view of the planned renovations of Ezeiza International Airport.
An aerial view of the planned renovations of Ezeiza International Airport. Foto:.

More Argentina News

The national government will invest $15 billion pesos (US$ 744 million) in an ambitious expansion of the Ezeiza International Airport, the Transport Ministry confirmed Tuesday.

By 2021, the government hopes to dramatically increase activity at the country’s largest airport. Ezeiza currently receives 10 million passengers each year. The airport’s total size would increase from the current 58,400 square metres to 217,230 square metres.

The redesigned airport will feature 52 gates from the current 27, with six new check-in gates and over one hundred self-check-in facilities, the Transport Ministry confirmed. Parking space will grow 53 percent to 5,264 lots.

The airport will also be able to receive four times as many aircraft and will feature a new air traffic control tower. 

Renovations at Ezeiza began in 2016 and will continue through 2021.

-TIMES

Poll

Op-Ed

Top Stories

  1. 1Malcorra on Macri: 'The State is not a business'Malcorra on Macri: 'The State is not a business'
  2. 2IMF appoints official ahead of re-opening of office in Argentina
  3. 3'I want to be a world champion' - Argentina's youth boxer is going for gold
  4. 4Ultras on the march
  5. 5Argentine athletes go for gold at Youth Olympics
  6. 6Olympic official dies in Buenos Aires after suffering heart attack
  7. 7Techint boss paid Kirchner officials to chase indemnity from Chávez gov't: testimony
  8. 8Saskia Sassen: "Many of the spaces we believe to be public are privately owned"
  9. 9Argentine athletes go for gold at Youth Olympics
  10. 10The trouble with gradualism