The Diario de Yucatan is reporting that the new airport will be located in between Playa del Carmen and Tulum, 15. 8 kilometers from the coastline in a straight line from Punta Cadenas south of Tankah. (Anyone got their Google Earth up and running???) It also says that: 1.- It will handle about 5 million passengers per year. 2.- The first stage will cost between $70 and $150 million dollars. 3.- The State government will only be involved in the donation of the land for the project. 1070 hectares. 4.- The runway will be 3,500 meters long and 45 meters wide.