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Airport Development In Puerto Penasco(PPE)?

Tue May 17, 2005 10:00 am

We were driving(yuk!) home from a weekend in Puerto Penaso(Rocky Point) Mexico. I believe we drove past PPE. There appeared to be a building under construction.

Other than the ancient pages out there, I still can't find any real information about the airport.

I did catch this little phrase on a PPE real estate page. PPE real estate

"Commercial Lot ... Near the Airport which will be expanding in the near future"

Are they developing the airport there in any way?

I counted at least four new beach-front resorts going up. One has to wonder when the govt there will get on the ball and put some money into the airport.
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RE: Airport Development In Puerto Penasco(PPE)?

Tue May 17, 2005 10:18 am

I don't know, but my dream of late has been to buy a Pilatus PC-12 and start daily nonstop service between PHX and PPE.  Smile
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RE: Airport Development In Puerto Penasco(PPE)?

Tue May 17, 2005 12:13 pm

Wow! One would think this airport is some sort of Mexican 'Area 51'. Info is almost nonexistant and people here know nothing.

Quoting EA CO AS (Reply 1):
I don't know, but my dream of late has been to buy a Pilatus PC-12 and start daily nonstop service between PHX and PPE.

Would your costs be lower than Westwind air Service using a Cessna Grand Caravan?
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RE: Airport Development In Puerto Penasco(PPE)?

Tue May 17, 2005 12:24 pm

 
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RE: Airport Development In Puerto Penasco(PPE)?

Tue May 17, 2005 12:26 pm

Well, ok. I guess I'm going to answer my own question. I found this blurb

The Rocky Point airport is targeted for a $1 million runway extension and new terminal, and a new airport capable of landing commercial jets is planned for about 2008.

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RE: Airport Development In Puerto Penasco(PPE)?

Tue May 17, 2005 12:46 pm

PPE is currently under expansion (runway and terminal). No big deal but government is investing money at the airport and region.

Aerolitoral has plans for new flights with Saab340s/EMB145, including PPE-LAX PPE-GDL PPE-HMO. PPE-MTY. AM has showed also interesting for flying MEX-PPE with MD87/B737.


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RE: Airport Development In Puerto Penasco(PPE)?

Wed May 18, 2005 12:43 am

But why 2008? I know it doesn't take that long to build a terminal in Mexico.

Is the current runway in PPE capable of handling larger jets or will a whole new runway be needed? And what's up with not having aviation fuel onsite in PPE?

Quoting Ghost77 (Reply 5):
Aerolitoral has plans for new flights with Saab340s/EMB145, including PPE-LAX PPE-GDL PPE-HMO. PPE-MTY. AM has showed also interesting for flying MEX-PPE with MD87/B737.

I was hoping for some PHX-PPE service by HP. I would be in rocky point all the time.
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RE: Airport Development In Puerto Penasco(PPE)?

Wed May 18, 2005 12:47 am

The old Arizona Airways used to have flights from PHX to PPE...not commercially successful at the time would be my guess.
 
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RE: Airport Development In Puerto Penasco(PPE)?

Wed May 18, 2005 1:04 am

Never heard of PPE. But I'm sure CO Express will be sending its ERJs down there in no time.  Wink
 
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RE: Airport Development In Puerto Penasco(PPE)?

Wed May 18, 2005 1:40 am

My goodness, whatever would local police departments along the route to Rocky Point do for funding if everyone flew there?

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RE: Airport Development In Puerto Penasco(PPE)?

Wed May 18, 2005 2:07 am

Edited due to posting in wrong thread

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