Panama City Tocumen Airport expansion is finished in an 80%, a project that exceeds 800 million dollars and is expected to be operational next year to strengthen this terminal considered one of the most connective in the region, an official source said.
The Comptroller General of Panama, Federico Humbert, and airport personnel made a tour Tuesday for the works of the so-called Terminal 2 (T2), which Odebrecht executes and which are developed "according to the established schedule", according to official information .
"To date, after the start of work in March 2013, this work progresses in time and form so it is expected that by October 2018, the New Airport will gradually start operations," added an official statement on Tuesday.
The letter emphasized that T2 is an iconic reference building in the country, with an area of approximately 116,000 square meters distributed in four levels
The work "measures 662 meters in length, with a connecting building of 112 meters in length and up to 30 meters high in the main infrastructure," the official information.
He added that the T2 will have 20 boarding gates and 12 remote positions, which added to the existing 34 in the T1 will add 66 boarding points.
"Given the expectation of growth in the aviation industry in Panama, the number of users that can be moved between the two terminals will be 25 million passengers per year, by 2025," the official statement said.