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Varadero International Airport will double its capacity
According to Major General Rogelio Acevedo, president of the Cuban Institute of Civil Aeronautics, the cost of the works will be in excess of 30 million pesos. It will be the most significant investment in this area during the current year. They include traffic and boarding rooms and customs and immigration areas.

The expansion of the “Juan Gualberto Gomez” are expected to last just one year and the costs will be redeemed in only two or three. The world preference for Varadero as a destination currently shows in increased arrivals in the range of 6 % and also in the significant efficiency indicators of the Matanzas airport.

In 2008, Varadero airport was the most efficient in the nation, since its revenues increased in 50 % and received nearly 1, 3 million travelers and more than 11 300 airships. On the other hand, the tourists' stay hardly exceeds 18 minutes, which is below international parameters.


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