Brazil

Aena Internacional has been awarded the concession for the Northeast Brazil airport.

The Northeast Airports

Through its subsidiary Aena Desarrollo Internacional, Aena has been awarded the concession for the Northeast Brazil airport group consisting of Recife, Maceió, Aracajú, Campina Grande, João Pessoa and Juazeiro do Norte airports for a term of 30 years with the possibility of another five.

The Northeast airport group had traffic coming to more than 13 million passengers in 2018, 6.5% of total Brazilian traffic. Specifically, Recife airport is eighth in Brazil by total passenger traffic and fifth by international passenger traffic.

After the administrative procedures required to formalise the concession and the transition period envisaged in the bidding documents, the Northeast airports will begin to be managed during the first quarter of 2020 by the concession company to be set up for this purpose and which will be entirely owned by Aena Desarrollo Internacional.