Global Construction Review
David Rogers

A groundbreaking ceremony was due to take place today for Chinchero International Airport in Cusco, Peru, which is being built by a Korean-led consortium.

The $640m project, which will mainly cater to tourists visiting the former Inca capital of Machu Picchu, is being built by a consortium that includes Hyundai E&C of Korea, Sinohydro of China Mexico’s Ingenieros Civiles Asociados and Peru’s HV Contatistas, The Korea Herald reports.

Hyundai owns about 35% of the consortium.

The design is by Franco-Spanish architect Studio MAAC and the finance is being provided by the Peruvian government.

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