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The national airport authority of Brazil, Infraero is proposing a 29mn-real (US$15.8mn) project to build a second passenger terminal for Presidente Castro Pinto airport in Paraíba the state capital Joao Pessoa.
“We are currently conducting preliminary studies aimed at preparing the tender,” the spokesperson said, adding that a tender date and exact budget have yet to be finalized.
The airport is located in Bayeux, some 13.6km from downtown João Pessoa.
The current passenger terminal spans 9,464m2 and has capacity to handle 860,000 passengers per year, following improvement and remodeling work that started in 2004.
Paraíba state’s other airport, Presidente João Suassuna, is located in the city of Campina Grande, some 122km from João Pessoa.