Expansion works at Philip Goldson International Airport begin
Expansion works at the Philip Goldson International Airport (PGIA) have begun and is expected to total more than a quarter million dollars by its completion. Cabinet had recently reviewed the airport’s Master Plan back in March, and according to the Managing Director of the Belize Airport Concession Company, Enrique Hoare, the works follow a comprehensive study done by INFRATA Airport Consultants. He noted that phase one is already underway and will cost an estimated sixty million dollars.
According to Hoare, the airport is looking at a two-tier parking at the airport as well as an expansion of its cargo facility, among other upgrades.
Hoare explained that Phase Two will cost an estimated one hundred and ninety million dollars. The works will include the installation of escalators, jet ways and moving sidewalks.
Managing Director, Enrique Hoare made the announcements of the master plan for the PGIA at an Airlift Conference organized by the Belize Tourism Board.