6-May-2013 10:40 AM

São Paulo State Governor presents plan for regional airport deveopment to Civil Aviation Minsiter

Brazil's São Paulo State Governor Geraldo Alckmin presented (30-Apr-2013) the State's plan for the construction, modernisation and expansion of 19 regional airports to Civil Aviation Secretary Moreira Franco. Brazil's planned National Aviation Fund will be capitalised with an initial BRL7.3 billion (USD3.6 billion) investment, of which the Southeast region will be allocated BRL1.6 bilion (USD795 million). No specific airports or timeframes were announced. [more - original PR - Portuguese]