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OMA to Make Second Dividend Payment for 2009 Results

/ Source: GlobeNewswire

MONTERREY, Mexico, Oct. 5, 2010 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Mexican airport operator Grupo Aeroportuario del Centro Norte, S.A.B. de C.V., known as OMA (Nasdaq:OMAB) (BMV:OMA), announces details for the second dividend payment with respect to 2009 results that was approved by its annual shareholders' meeting.

The Annual General Shareholders' Meeting on April 16, 2010 approved a total cash dividend of Ps. 400,000,000 to be paid in four quarterly installments. Each of the four payments will be Ps. 0.25 per share.

The payment date for the second payment is October 15, 2010. Payment will be made against delivery of Coupon 16 at the offices of the share depositary, S.D. Indeval, S.A. de C.V. (INDEVAL), Reforma No. 255, 3er. piso, Colonia Cuauhtemoc 06500, Mexico, D.F. Mexico, on Monday-Friday from 9:30am to 1pm.

Payment will be made to shareholders registered in OMA's share registry maintained by INDEVAL, or to others who demonstrate their ownership of shares or certificates in accordance with Mexico's Securities Markets Law.

The record date for payment will be October 14, 2010, for both owners of shares as well as holders of American Depositary Shares (ADSs).

About OMA

Grupo Aeroportuario del Centro Norte, S.A.B. de C.V., known as OMA, operates 13 international airports in nine states of central and northern Mexico. OMA's airports serve Monterrey, Mexico's third largest metropolitan area, the tourist destinations of Acapulco, Mazatlan, and Zihuatanejo, and nine other regional centers and border cities. OMA also operates a hotel and commercial areas inside Terminal 2 of the Mexico City airport. OMA employs over 970 persons in order to offer passengers and clients, airport and commercial services in facilities that comply with all applicable international safety, security standards, and ISO 9001:2008. OMA's strategic shareholder members are ICA, Mexico's largest engineering, procurement, and construction company, and Aeroports de Paris Management, subsidiary of Aeroports de Paris, the second largest European airports operator. OMA is listed on the Mexican Stock Exchange (OMA) and on the NASDAQ Global Select Market (OMAB). Please visit our website, .

This press release may contain forward-looking information and statements. Forward-looking statements are statements that are not historical facts. These statements are only predictions based on our current expectations and projections about future events. Forward-looking statements may be identified by the words "believe," "expect," "anticipate," "target," or similar expressions. While OMA's management believes that the expectations reflected in such forward-looking statements are reasonable, investors are cautioned that forward-looking information and statements are subject to various risks and uncertainties, many of which are difficult to predict and are generally beyond the control of OMA, that could cause actual results and developments to differ materially from those expressed in, or implied or projected by, the forward-looking information and statements. These risks and uncertainties include, but are not limited to, those discussed in our most recent annual report filed on Form 20-F under the caption "Risk Factors." OMA undertakes no obligation to publicly update its forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events, or otherwise.

CONTACT: Grupo Aeroportuario del Centro Norte, S.A.B. de C.V. Jose Luis Guerrero Cortes, CFO +52.81.8625.4300 ext.308 Zemi Communications Daniel Wilson +1.212.689.9560