Puerto Vallarta and Riviera Nayarit Airport
It will operate in 2024 with new, modern and intelligent air terminal.
The President of the Board of Directors of Grupo Aeroportuario del Pacífico (GAP), Laura Diez Barroso Azcárraga on August 29, 2022. Headed the official ceremony of the construction of the new terminal building in the international airport of Vallarta, Gustavo Díaz Ordaz. It is expected to be in operation by winter 2024.
As it is one of the most important growing projects of tourism in the country, the ceremony was attended by authorities from the federal government, the Governor of Jalisco Enrique Alfaro Ramírez and the representative of the Governor of Nayarit, Miguel Ángel Navarro Quintero, the President of Puerto Vallarta Luis Alberto Michel Rodríguez, the mayor of Bahía de Banderas Mirtha Iliana Villalvazo Amaya and municipal authorities of Puerto Vallarta and Bahía de Banderas.
In spite of the pandemic uncertainty, numbers have shown an economic recovery with great perspectives. There is a 40% economic recovery of passengers as oppose to 2019, before the pandemic.
There is also an unexpected increase of +7 % in hotel occupancy. We have registered a 100 000 million pesos investment for 15 hotel projects in Riviera Nayarit.
With a clear vision and conscious of an organized sense of growth and responsibility with the environment, the well-known architect Benjamín Román will be in charge of the new terminal building.
With an investment of 7 thousand million pesos. The new terminal will have 8 additional telescopic corridors of 70,000m2 of platform. It will has technological advances which will be installed in different attention and module services, including migration and customs filters. In addition, will offer different top ammenities for all travellers.
Every tourist travelling by air will land in an ample and luxurious airport surrounded by a natural atmosphere
It will have all the sustainable means and technology equipment such as reducing the use of wáter, making the most out of rain wáter that it might be used in all the necessary areas, cut down in the use of light by using solar panels. Thus not forgetting the carbon footprint and looking after the environment.
GAP Group promotes cooperative social sustainability, which is a great way to help the marginalized regions.. GAP Fundation provides primary and middle education to more than 1200 children in 5 different schools and community centers for adults so they can finish middle school and highschool and in this way find better job opportunities and thus improve their community and family life.
In the course of the year GAP foundation are going to support 9500 people to join the community centers and will be 1200 trained people for this airport.
All these works will improve connectivity, increase social- economic development and it will send the right message to the world on how we are growing as a country.