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OMA to Make Third Dividend Payment for 2010 Results

MONTERREY, Mexico, Jan. 2, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Mexican airport operator Grupo Aeroportuario del Centro Norte, S.A.B. de C.V., known as OMA (Nasdaq:OMAB - News) (BMV:OMA) announces details for the third of four dividend payments with respect to 2010 results that was approved by its annual shareholders' meeting.

The Annual General Shareholders' Meeting on April 14, 2011 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 third payment is January 16, 2012. Payment will be made against delivery of Coupon 21 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 January 13, 2012, 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 the hotel inside Terminal 2 of the Mexico City airport. OMA employs over 1,000 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). For more information, please visit us at: