By improving air connectivity, the number of tourists would increase, a greater economic flow and hotel occupancy would be generated, El Fuerte would cease to be a weekend destination, said Mayor Nubia Ramos Carbajal.

El Fuerte, Sinaloa.- With the opening of the Los Cabos-El Fuerte flight, a new tourist route towards Las Barrancas del Cobre would be opened, the number of domestic and foreign tourists would increase, a greater economic flow would be generated and the occupation would be increased hotel, El Fuerte would cease to be a weekend destination, September 15, carnival or Easter, said the mayor Nubia Ramos Carbajal.

He said that since last year that the reencarpetado works of the runway of the El Fuerte Aerodrome were carried out, the Governor of the Quirino State Ordaz Coppel and the Secretary of Tourism have been managing before Calafia Airlines, the opening of the flight Los Cabos-El Fuerte so that the national and foreign tourism that arrives to that destination, has the option of traveling by air to the El Fuerte-Barrancas del Cobre tourist route.

We continue with the negotiations with Aerocalafia because the Aerodrome track was already rehabilitated, we could have a flight to La Paz and Los Cabos directly to El Fuerte, for now we can assure that planes can land and for aircraft with more seats, it would be a matter of General Direction of Civil Aeronautics of the SCT made a technical assessment of the track that has 2 thousand meters in length. Expressed the Municipal President Nubia Ramos Carbajal
The First Edil added that the State Government has also contemplated the project of expanding the tourist route by train El Chepe from Mazatlan, Los Mochis, El Fuerte, Chihuahua, where the proposal is to make stops at representative sites such as Las Labradas, pre-Hispanic towns and sites of tourist attraction where the Magical Town of El Fuerte would be the biggest beneficiary.

Technical studies conducted by the General Directorate of Civil Aeronautics the runway of the aerodrome has a length of 1,500 meters, 20 meters wide and an orientation of 14/32 degrees towards the municipal seat, according to the Ministry of Communications and Transportation the runway It has an elevation of 100 meters above sea level. Confirmed the mayor.

Source: Carlos Avendaño

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