Bilwi to Get International Airport by May 2009
The government reported this week on its Webpage “El Pueblo Presidente” that work has started on a $25 million project to expand and modernize the regional airport at Bilwi (Puerto Cabezas) with the goal of converting it into the North Atlantic Autonomous Region’s first international airport by May.
When finished, the airport will be complete with lights and have the conditions necessary to receive Boeing 737 airplanes, according to Orlando Castillo, general director of the International Airport Administration Company (EAAI).
“With this airport, there will be an opportunity to change the economy of Nicaragua and the region because it will be an alternative terminal to Managua” InternationalAirport, Castillo said.
You may be interested
Costa Rica’s Keylor Navas, Real Madrid nab third consecutive Champions titleKatherine Stanley - May 26, 2018
Costa Rica's star goalie, Keylor Navas, continued his historic march through world football as his club team, Real Madrid, won…
Adaptive surfing, part III: Riding the waves with NoahEllen Zoe Golden - May 25, 2018
Part III in a series on adaptive surfing in Costa Rica. Read Part I, about the country's association for disabled…