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Conservationists Protest New Airport Near Machu Picchu Ruins  NPR

After decades of deliberation and planning, the Peruvian government has broken ground on a multibillion-dollar airport expected to connect Machu Picchu, the ...

image Machu Picchu airport protests too late says architect Jean Pierre Crousse  Dezeen

The controversial new Machu Picchu airport is not the biggest threat to Peru's Sacred Valley, says Peruvian architect Jean Pierre Crousse.

image International Protests Mount Over New Machu Picchu Airport  Matthew Klint

Machu Picchu Airport protests continues, as more than 50000 have signed a petition opposing construction of Chinchero International Airport. Details here.

Work has begun on Machu Picchu's new airport, despite protests  CNN

Work starts on a new airport that will make the Machu Picchu ruins in Peru more accessible to travelers than ever. That's sparked protests from those who worry ...

image Knotted cords may be the first evidence that Incas taxed goods  Science News

Some knotted string devices point to crop levies imposed by the Incan empire, researchers say. But other khipus continue to evade description.

The king behind Machu Picchu built his legacy in stone  Popular Science

The Builders takes you behind the construction tape to reveal the individuals responsible for history's greatest architectural works. Here is the Incan emperor ...

Archaeologists, Tour Operators, Locals Raise Alarm Over International Airport at Machu Picchu  Smithsonian.com

A big part of visiting the ancient Inca ruins of Machu Picchu in Peru is getting there: pilgrims leaving the city of Cusco either need to take a multi-day hike to the ...

image New Thoughts on Inca Knotted Cords From Southern Peru  Archaeology

LIMA, PERU—Science News reports that Alejandro Chu of the Universidad Nacional Mayor de San Marcos and Gary Urton of Harvard University suggest that ...

image Peru is building a new international airport near Machu Picchu – and archaeologists are worried  World Economic Forum

The bulldozers arrived in January to clear the site of Peru's newest and most controversial airport. Chinchero International, which is expected to shuttle five ...

image Construction begins on massive Machu Picchu airport despite protests  The Architect's Newspaper

Ground has been broken on a $5 billion airport meant to connect Peru's mountainous Machu Picchu more easily with the outside world, but conservationists are ...

Anger Grows Against Construction Of New Machu Picchu Airport  HuffPost

Public outcry is growing over the construction of an international airport that would ferry tourists even closer to Peru's already fragile Machu Picchu historical site, ...

Who needs Machu Picchu? Inca wonders you've probably never heard of  Telegraph.co.uk

Machu Picchu is a victim of its own success (or propaganda). The photogenic citadel, promoted by its American “discoverer” Hiram Bingham after he was taken ...