In addition to our headquarters in Zurich, Flughafen Zürich AG is currently present in nine airports and five countries.
International portfolio Flughafen Zürich AG
In 2019, Flughafen Zürich AG was awarded the contract to develop and operate the new Noida International Airport under a 40-year concession. The new airport is located approximately 80 kilometers south of Delhi and will play a decisive role in accommodating the expected growth in air traffic in the capital region.
The investment associated with the first phase of expansion is estimated at CHF 650 million, during a construction period of approximately four years. Once the first phase of construction is operational, the new airport will have an annual capacity of 12 million passengers. Zurich Airport currently holds 100% of the shares in the operating company.
In November 2013, a consortium consisting of Brazilian CCR and Flughafen Zürich AG was awarded a 30-year concession to expand and operate Belo Horizonte's Tancredo Neves International Airport (CNF) which serves Brazil's third-largest agglomeration with a population of around 5.5 million. Flughafen Zürich AG has a comprehensive service contract with BH Airport and provides support in commercial and operational aspects. Flughafen Zürich AG is responsible for filling the position of Chief Operation Officer.
In March 2017, Flughafen Zürich AG was awarded the concession to expand and operate Hercílio Luz International Airport (FLN) in Florianópolis in southern Brazil. It was the first international airport project to be wholly owned by Flughafen Zürich AG. The concession is valid until 2047.
In March 2019, the Brazilian portfolio was expanded with the concession to operate the two airports Vitória (VIX) and Macaé (MAE). This concession is also 100% owned by Flughafen Zürich AG.
Through its subsidiary Aport S.A. in Santiago de Chile, Flughafen Zürich AG indirectly holds the concessions for the two regional airports Antofagasta (ANF) and Iquique (IQQ) in northern Chile. The concession of Iquique is expected to run for a period of 18 years to a maximum of 25 years. Antofagasta's concession is valid until 2025. Flughafen Zürich AG holds 100% of Aport S.A. and of Aport Operaciones, the operating division of Flughafen Zürich AG in Latin America and the Caribbean.
Since 2009, Zurich Airport indirectly holds a minority stake (9.7%) in Curaçao Airport Partners (CAP), the concessionaire of the airport in Curaçao (CUR), through Aport S.A. and is responsible for filling the position of Chief Operations Officer. Experts from Flughafen Zürich AG and Aport Operaciones S.A. support CAP in various specialist areas such as flight operations, commercial and infrastructure development.
Aport Operaciones supports the concessionaire of El Dorado Airport in Bogotá (BOG) in all operational and technical matters via a comprehensive service contract. Under the service contract, Aport Operaciones is responsible for filling the position of Chief Operation Officer of the airport as well as six other management positions.