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Governor reports 6,400 passengers during first operating week of Tulum Airport

Tulum, Q.R. — Governor Mara Lezama met with Tulum airport construction company heads Friday to discuss progress. Lezama reported that she met with the General Director of the Airport Group, Auxiliary and Related Services Railway, Olmeca-Maya, SA de CV, DEM Division General René Trujillo Miranda.

The progress meeting was held since the new Felipe Carrillo Puerto International Airport of Tulum is set to begin operating December 1.

She said that various secretariats of the State Government defined a work agenda on issues such as highway connection, the possibilities of cooperation for the transport of services and road assistance, improvements to guarantee connectivity and efficient communication, as well as the installation of a fire station.

Lezama highlighted the coordinated work with the Government of Mexico reporting that during the first week of operations, the airport will be move 6,400 passengers.

She said that the airlines Viva Aerobus, Aeroméxico and Mexicana de Aviación have announced flights from the Tulum Airport beginning December 1, “and we are sure that more will continue to join from other parts of the world,” she added.

General Trujillo Miranda confirmed that the Tulum Airport will start operations on December 1, and that the process for the inauguration is already being organized. He explained that the facilities consist of the passenger terminal, the longest runway in the country, the FBO or exclusive terminal for private flights.