Guatemala’s main airport evolves

Expansion and modernisation of La Aurora International continues to move forward but remains a work in progress, as Renato Serra Fonseca reports.

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La Aurora International Airport, Guatemala City’s gateway, has been undergoing a decade-long transformation that has included remodelling, expanding and modernising the facility’s infrastructure. All images P Velasquez/AvStock

Guatemala suffered more than 35 years of brutal civil war. Its capital was known for chaos, fighting, drugs and gang-related crime. Peace Accords were signed in 1996 and more than 20 years later the nation is once again on the radar of tourists.

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