Bavaro Airport construction permit annulled

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The possibility that there would be a new airport in the province of La Altagracia, near Bavaro, was dealt a major setback, after the Superior Administrative Court (TSA) revoked the permit to build the airport. The permit had been granted days before the end of the Danilo Medina administration in 2020.



The TSA judges ruled the airport would be damaging to the national interest. The complaint to annul the permit came from the Civil Aviation Institute (IDAC). The basis for the complaint was the fact that there were several major and unfulfilled requirements. Studies such as the wind direction and temperatures over a five-year period (to calculate the direction and length of runways) were not presented. Neither studies that show that the proposed new airport would not inconvenience, hinder operations or affect nearby airports. Also missing was a...

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melphis

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Absolutely no surprise here. Its proposed location was about a 20 minute drive from PUJ. Which is the busiest airport in the Caribbean and privately owned by 4 of the richest families in the DR. It was never going to happen.
 

CristoRey

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Absolutely no surprise here. Its proposed location was about a 20 minute drive from PUJ. Which is the busiest airport in the Caribbean and privately owned by 4 of the richest families in the DR. It was never going to happen.
Why were they building another pizza shop a block down street?
 

melphis

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Why were they building another pizza shop a block down street?
Because its the DR. If somebody does something that has mediocre to great success the masses will line up to copy it until they all die. I'm sure you have seen it before, kinda like your pizza shop analogy.

But with airports there are a lot more regulations that actually have to be followed if you want international flights.
 
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aarhus

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Absolutely no surprise here. Its proposed location was about a 20 minute drive from PUJ. Which is the busiest airport in the Caribbean and privately owned by 4 of the richest families in the DR. It was never going to happen.
Its a great airport.
 
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