TULUM, Quintana Roo – President Andrés Manuel López Obrador oversaw the construction of the Tulum airport, named after Felipe Carrillo Puerto. This significant development project aims to bring prosperity and well-being to the communities in the southern part of the state.
Under the scrutiny of President López Obrador during his inspection of the progress on the Tren Maya railway, the construction of the new Felipe Carrillo Puerto International Airport showcased substantial advancements. Governor Mara Lezama took to social media on Sunday to share images of the ongoing construction, highlighting the commitment to uplifting the communities in need.
The project, carried out by the personnel of the National Defense Secretariat (Sedena), is expected to be completed and inaugurated in December. According to the latest report from Sedena in June, the airport construction has achieved a remarkable 44% completion rate. President López Obrador stated, “The 3,700-meter runway is practically finished, and we have 4,800 construction workers under the guidance of military engineers responsible for this remarkable endeavor.”
This new airport is poised to enhance the region’s connectivity, attract tourism, and contribute to the economic growth of Quintana Roo. With its proximity to the popular tourist destination of Tulum, the Felipe Carrillo Puerto International Airport will serve as a gateway for travelers seeking to explore the vibrant culture and natural beauty of the region.
The development of this airport signifies a significant milestone in the government’s efforts to bolster infrastructure and promote regional development in Quintana Roo. The project not only aims to strengthen tourism but also focuses on generating employment opportunities and improving the quality of life for the local communities.
The construction of the Tulum airport aligns with the broader vision of the Mexican government to revitalize the economy and create sustainable growth across the country. President López Obrador’s commitment to ensuring the well-being and prosperity of all citizens is evident through his hands-on approach to supervising key infrastructure projects.
As we look ahead to the upcoming inauguration of the Felipe Carrillo Puerto International Airport, the anticipation grows among residents, tourists, and investors alike. The completion of this airport will not only boost the tourism industry but also contribute to the overall development and prosperity of Quintana Roo.