SANTA CRUZ DE TENERIFE, 20 May. (EUROPE PRESS) –
The Cabildo de Tenerife and Aena announced this Friday two new projects for the remodeling of the Tenerife Sur airport for a total amount of 8 million euros.
Of these, 6.3 million euros will be allocated to the drafting of the project for the comprehensive remodeling of the terminal area and another 1.7 million for actions complementary to this remodeling.
This was explained by the island president, Pedro Martín, and the executive director-general director of Aena Airports, Javier Marín, at the meeting organized with economic and social agents of the island at the airport.
The technical advisory team of the Cabildo de Tenerife in the negotiations on the Tenerife Sur airport considers that these amounts will now allow first-rate architecture and engineering studies to be presented in order to achieve the unique project that was being requested.
Pedro Martín has indicated in a note that after the negotiations held during all these months by the work teams of the two institutions, it can be said that the investment “exceeds in a very significant way what was initially planned, and that it will also be put out to tender shortly term, which makes it possible to foresee that the execution of the project will correspond to what the island needs for the next 30 years and with what has been demanded”.
The president highlighted “the important role played in this process by both the economic and social agents of Tenerife and the mayors themselves, especially from the south, who have not ceased to demand facilities that are up to what they need the island”.
Thanks to this, he indicated, “today we have a firm budget commitment to carry out an ambitious project of quality, in which the entire building is read, making it much more functional, more comfortable, with a as a whole and that responds to future needs”.
During the meeting, business and union representatives were also informed of the new facilities, which will come into service in the coming days, and which are the result of a renovation process that began in 2017, with a global investment of 159.4 millions of euros.
The most outstanding action has been the construction of a union building between the two existing terminals, together with billing, which will allow all operations to be carried out in a single terminal and an increase of 55% in the area allocated to airport processes. , going from 90,000 square meters to 140,000 square meters.