19-Aug-2013 1:55 PM

Bids invited for Puerto Princesa Airport upgrade and expansion project

Philippines' Department of Transportation and Communications (DOTC) invited (16-Aug-2013) bids for the USD79.41 million design and build contract for the upgrade and expansion of Puerto Princesa Airport. The project includes construction of a new passenger terminal, cargo terminal, control tower, administration and operation building, maintenance building and emergency services facility; installation of security equipment, navigation aids, communication equipment, runway lighting, traffic control equipment, baggage handling equipment; rehabilitation of taxiways, aircraft aprons and roads; and construction of a new airport access road. Philippines' Government received a USD71.6 million loan from the Export-Import Bank of Korea towards the cost of the project. [more - original PR]