Tulum Will Inaugurate the First ‘Ecological Airport’. Tulum Airport will be the First Green Airport in Mexico according to the criteria of the International Civil Aviation Organization.
The new Felipe Carrillo Puerto International Airport in Tulum, which will open on December 1, is set to be one of the emblematic works in the administration of President Andrés Manuel López Obrador.
Governor Mara Lezama Espinosa, after visiting the facilities, highlighted not only the importance of this project but also the hard work of the workers who made it a reality.
Innovation and Sustainability: A Green Airport
According to the criteria of the International Civil Aviation Organization, Tulum airport will be distinguished as the first “green airport” in Mexico. This recognition is due to its design focused on the conservation of the natural environment, including local flora and fauna, and the minimization of environmental impact.
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Positive Impact in Quintana Roo
Governor Lezama highlighted that the airport will boost Quintana Roo’s already solid tourism leadership, in addition to promoting employment and well-being of residents of the center and south of the state. This project is aligned with the New Agreement for Welfare and Development, seeking to reinforce regional progress.
Quintana Roo: Expanded Air Connection
Quintana Roo will be positioned as the first Mexican state with four international airports, including the terminals of Cancún, Cozumel, Chetumal, and now Tulum. This expansion guarantees an unparalleled connection with thousands of annual tourists, eager to explore the natural beauties and Quintana Roo hospitality.
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Job Creation and Operational Capacity
The construction of the Felipe Carrillo Puerto Airport has generated approximately 15 thousand jobs, and it is estimated that once inaugurated, it will be able to serve approximately 5.5 million passengers annually. With more than 75 thousand square meters of construction and a 3.7 kilometer runway, this airport is equipped to receive the latest generation aircraft.
Tulum Airport will be the First Green Airport in Mexico
The Felipe Carrillo Puerto International Airport in Tulum represents not only an advance in infrastructure and air connectivity for Mexico, but also a commitment to sustainability and respect for the environment.
Its opening is a momentous event that promises to boost tourism and the economy in Quintana Roo, while supporting ecosystem-friendly practices.
This airport will not only facilitate access to Tulum and its surroundings, but is also emerging as a model to follow in terms of sustainable airport development.
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