The Council of Ministers today agreed to declare the urgent occupation of the necessary land for the realization of works of unfolding of the internal rolling of the Alicante-Elche Airport platform. It is a key technical project to improve traffic management in the field of flights of the provincial aerodrome, which moves about 60,000 aircraft in Alicante, with two streets running between the terminal the runway, one way and another turned. Right now there is only one street in a sense.
The actions of the expansion of the platform in front of the NAT (New Terminal Area) are framed within the area of airport caution, as reflected in the Master Plan approved by Ministerial Order of July 19, 2001. For the purpose of carrying out these works, it is necessary to execute an embankment for which land located outside the scope of the Master Plan is required. The purpose of the project is, therefore, the acquisition of the land area located in the municipality of Elche necessary to support the actions proposed and that will be carried out through the legal procedure of compulsory expropriation.
On the other hand, Aena tendered last August the new offer of restoration of the airport, which will happen next year to have 18 stores distributed over a total area of more than 5,500 square meters.
The tender will involve the opening of the tendered businesses through ten files, which will begin to serve as of the second quarter of 2019. “The objective of this tender is to provide the airport with a wide and varied offer of catering, offering a high level of quality to passengers and that reflects local, national and international cuisine. AENA intends to provide a “true gastronomic experience for travelers and airport users, combining the latest catering trends with those concepts most in demand by the airport passenger, according to Aena.
The establishments are located mostly in the areas of boarding and billing. . The deadline for submitting offers ends on October 10. AENA hopes to attract important companies in the sector that will see that the end of the province attracted 13.7 million passengers last year.