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Wednesday, 31 October 2012 15:55

Aeropuertos Del Peru mulling over opportunities in Brazil and Chile

Written by  Steven Thompson
Galeao International Airport in Brazil Galeao International Airport in Brazil
Peruvian airport operator Aeropuertos Del Perú (ADP) is considering bidding to run airports in Chile and Brazil, according to reports.

Peruvian airport operator Aeropuertos Del Perú (ADP) is considering bidding to run airports in Chile and Brazil, according to reports.

The Chilean government has announced that it expects to launch the concession of three mid-sized airports by 2015, namely El Tepual, Carriel Sur and Tongoy.

The government also expects to reconcession Chile's main international airport, Arturo Merino Benitez, in Santiago, next year, with planned investment to reach $700 million.

ADP general manager, Alberto Huby, told BNamericas: “Chile could be an option. Brazil is extremely interesting, but we have to consider its magnitude, and recognise our size as well.”

Huby added that ADP had also considered entering into concession processes in Colombia, but eventually decided against the move.changed its mind.

The Brazilian government is also expected to announce a new concession package for airport infrastructure shortly, which would include Galeão Airport, in Rio de Janeiro.

ADP is in the process of expanding the capacity of Pisco Airport, with investment reaching $55 million. Work is scheduled to be completed iby early 2015.

Over the next 10 years ADP expects to carry out investments of more than $600 million across the 12 regional airports it operates.
 

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