San Juan Airport Can Move Forward With Privatization

Monday, February 25, 2013

February 25–Department of Transportation (DOT) Secretary Ray LaHood has approved a plan that would allow the Puerto Rico Port Authority and its selected operator to move forward with their privatization of Luis Muñoz Marìn International Airport in San Juan, Puerto Rico.

The secretary's decision and exemptions with specific conditions are based on the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Airport Privatization Program requirements that the selected private operator is qualified to operate the airport, meets federal expectations regarding grant assurances, and can comply with general statute requirements relating to airports.

View the public comments (PDF) and the secretary's Record of Decision (PDF).