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Gonzalo Ibarra (Msc. Cranfield University)


General Director of Ibarra Aero Charges, and leading subject matter expert on airport charges.


For over 18 years Gonzalo has advised engineering companies, development banks, civil aviation authorities and airport operators on operations, costing, revenues, market assessments, technical and financial feasibility studies.

Gonzalo is an International Civil Aviation Organization expert, frequent conference speaker, workshop leader and visiting lecturer. Passionate about airports and air transport, Gonzalos works with airport operators, airlines, civil aviation authorities and travelers around the world to balance the airport charges process. 


The advent of new technologies has allowed clients unlimited access to subject matter experts. In this respect poises out as a reliable independent source of expert advice on the airport charges process from the preparation of the charges costs basis to the execution of the stakeholder’s consultation process.


Gonzalo’s long track of achievements includes the delivery of cost reduction and aeronautical revenue strategies,  through:

  1. The design of tailor-made processes with associated documentation (manuals, by-laws, conditions of use)

  2. Compliance with local, regional and internationally recognized principles on airport charges

  3. Independent 3rd party advise

  4. Balancing airport and stakeholder requirements

  5. Extensive experience with Developing Nations in the Americas, Africa, Asia and the Pacific

In addition, Gonzalo has worked closely with top engineering companies, in their market, technical and financial feasibility studies for new airport infrastructure.


Ibarra Aero Charges works only with the most respected consultants in the world. Our team of experts understands the challenges of satisfying the most demanding client needs in the most demanding places.

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