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Jorge Chavez Airport, Peru
Peru’s Jorge Chavez International Airport is about to get a $1.2 billion facelift to relieve overcrowding and delays for long-suffering travellers.
The government plans to relaunch the capital Lima’s airport as a major regional hub for South America.
If you want to know more about Jorge Chavez International Airport and the proposals to upgrade, here are some answers to frequently asked questions:
Where is Jorge Chavez Airport?
The airport sits 7 miles outside the Peru capital of Lima at Callao, a port on the Pacific Ocean coast. Road connections to the capital will be boosted by the opening of a metro service between the airport and capital from 2019.
Upgrade plans include better highways to ease traffic congestion.
Where’s the name Jorge Chavez from?
Jorge Chavez Dartnell was a renowned Peru aviator who dies in 1910, aged 23. His major feat was the first air crossing of The Alps.
He dies when his aircraft crashed after the wing was damaged in mid-flight in heavy winds.
Which airlines fly from Jorge Chavez Airport?
Airlines are clamouring for more space at Jorge Chavez as passenger numbers have doubled to 20 million in the past decade.
More than 40 services operate out of the airport to mainly South American destinations, although some fly to Mexico, the United States and Europe.
The airport recorded nearly 180,000 aircraft movements in 2017 – which equates to around 500 take offs and landings every day, or one every three minutes.
What are the busiest routes?
Around 1.2 million passengers board flights from Jorge Chavez Airport to Santiago, the capital of Peru’s southern neighbour Chile. More than 600,000 passengers also fly to the Colombian capital Bogota and Buenos Aires, Argentina.
Other popular destinations include Miami, Florida, USA; Madrid, Spain and Mexico City.
What are the plans to upgrade Lima’s airport?
The airport is to undergo a major overhaul, adding a new control tower, a second passenger terminal and a second runway. The work is expected to take four years to complete.
Also included in the plans are a new base for the Peruvian air force and an expansion of the cargo facilities.
The changes will upgrade the airport capacity to handle 30 million passengers a year by 2030.