Felipe Carrillo Puerto, Q.R. — Public officials were part of a tour of the up-and-coming Tulum airport Monday. The public officials were given the tour by the Secretary of National Defense (Sedena) who is heading the mega-project.
The airport, which is around 40 percent finished, was toured by local businessmen and officials who were guided by Javier Diego Campillo, the General Director of the Felipe Carrillo Puerto Tulum International Airport.
Tulum City Councilor David Tah Balam said during the tour, they were presented with progress reports on the construction of the airport. They were told that construction is on schedule and that it is set to open on December 1 of this year.
The airport is being built to accommodate 13 commercial aircraft and serve 5.5 million passengers a year in an estimated 32,000 air operations. Aside from a new airport, the area will also have a Maya Train substation.