Stop the proposed new international airport for Machu Picchu

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Stop the proposed new international airport for Machu Picchu

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Responsible Travel started this petition to Martín Vizcarra

A new international airport for Machu Picchu would destroy this sacred place

It has a finite capacity for tourists and already receives double the number of visitors that UNESCO's World heritage Committee believe is sustainable.  

We are gravely concerned about plans to further exploit this site, through building an international airport with direct flights from the US and Latin America.  Archaeologists believe it will lead to the destruction of Machu Picchu.  As tourists, and people working in the tourism industry, we urge the Peruvian Government to reconsider this disastrous decision.     

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