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Grupo Aeroportuario del Pacífico, S.A.B. de C.V. (NYSE: PAC; BMV: GAP) (“the Company” or “GAP”) today announced that on May 30, 2012, the Company will pay the first portion of the dividend approved according to Resolution IV of the General Annual Shareholders’ Meeting held April 16, 2012, which held the following: Approval that from the account for net income pending allocation which is equal to approximately Ps. 1,416,688,649 (ONE BILLION, FOUR HUNDRED SIXTEEN MILLION, SIX HUNDRED EIGHTY EIGHT THOUSAND, SIX HUNDRED AND FORTY NINE PESOS) a dividend is declared to be paid in the amount of Ps. 1,130,000,000 (ONE BILLION, ONE HUNDRED THIRTY MILLION PESOS), to be divided among each outstanding share as of the payment date, excluding the shares repurchased by the Company as of each payment date per Article 56 of the Mexican Securities Market Law; the remaining net income pending application once the dividend has been paid will remain as net income pending application. The dividend will be paid as follows: a) Ps. 847,500,000.00 (EIGHT HUNDRED FORTY SEVEN MILLION, FIVE HUNDRED THOUSAND PESOS) on or before May 31, 2012 b) Ps. 282,500,000.00 (TWO HUNDRED EIGHTY TWO MILLION, FIVE HUNDRED THOUSAND PESOS) on or before November 30, 2012 Accordingly, the first portion is equivalent to Ps. 1.5969 per share outstanding and will be paid on May 30, 2012. Company Description: Grupo Aeroportuario del Pacífico, S.A.B. de C.V. (GAP) operates 12 airports throughout Mexico’s Pacific region, including the major cities of Guadalajara and Tijuana, the four tourist destinations of Puerto Vallarta, Los Cabos, La Paz and Manzanillo, and six other mid-sized cities: Hermosillo, Bajio, Morelia, Aguascalientes, Mexicali and Los Mochis. In February 2006, GAP’s shares were listed on the New York Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol “PAC” and on the Mexican Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol “GAP”.