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Evo Announces New Chuquisaca International Airport

Posted: Matthew Grace on May 24 | Business & Economy, Transportation

On Tuesday, Bolivian president Evo Morales announced that a first-class international airport will be built in Chuquisaca in three years.

The government has signed a contract with the construction company Combisa, which won the contract to build the airport. The airport will be built in the Alcantari region, south of Sucre. It will require an investment of US$54.5 million, which will come from the Bolivian treasury.

The project is expected to generate 2,400 jobs, 400 of which will directly related to the construction project.Due to be completed in May 2014, the airport’s runway will be 3,600 meters long and 40 meters wide, and will have a 3,680-square-meter parking lot.

Combisa is a Spanish-based international construction consortium.

To learn more in Spanish see: http://www.lostiempos.com/diario/actualidad/politica/20110524/evo-garantiza-que-chuquisaca-contara-con-un-aeropuerto-internacional-en_127069_255947.html

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