President Benigno Aquino III delivered his speech last April 10, 2013 at Roxas City for the groundbreaking of Roxas Airport Development Program. He said that the government allocated P215 million for the repair and rehabilitation of the airport. He also stated that he wants to improve the tourism of Capiz to have more job opportunities to the people of Capiz and to help the country to increase its economy.
"Malinaw po ang layon natin: ang higit pang patatagin ang turismo ng Capiz; ang bigyang lakas ang iba’t ibang negosyo’t industriya; at ang itulak ang inyong probinsya sa landas ng pag-asenso’t kaunlaran. Sa pagdagsa ng mas maraming bisita sa Capiz, dumadagsa rin ang mas maraming pagkakataon para sa mga Capizeño na itimon ang kanilang buhay at para makiambag sa pagpapalago ng ating ekonomiya."
Speech of President Aquino at the groundbreaking of Roxas Airport Development Program
May 2, 2014 - The Roxas City airport is among the eight airports in the country that will be upgraded by the Department of Transportation and Communications to accommodate night landing operations.
April 10, 2013 - President Aquino led the groundbreaking of the Roxas Airport development project, which involves the expansion and improvement of the passenger terminal building and extension of the runway. (Continue reading)