Cusco: Pose arrival of night flights to increase tourist arrivals

Canatur state the importance of the measure to the authorities of the town of San Jerónimo, who have a different opinion.

Cusco. The National Chamber of Tourism (Canatur) on Saturday raised the implementation of night flights at the airport of Cusco Alejandro Velasco Astete while the project materializes Chinchero airport terminal, in order to increase the arrival of 300,000 additional tourists this year target.

Carlos Canales, president of Canatur, considered important to provide the current Cusco airport equipment required (aids and beacons) to facilitate the arrival of the aircraft between 17:00 and 00:00 hours.

"This will have between 15 and 20 additional daily flights and a tourist coming to the United States could connect directly to Cusco without waiting down in Lima and the flight the next day," he told Andina.

Highlighting the future Chinchero airport, said his inauguration will take a few years, what is required today to solve problems, such as increased tourism demand in the Imperial City, with night flights.

According to official figures, Alejandro Velasco Astete airport received in the first half of the year 429.449 passengers, domestic and foreign, and 416.763 used it to travel to another part of the country.


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