31-May-2013 10:02 AM

Yongnam, CAPE and JGC consortium submits proposal for Hanthawaddy Airport project

Singapore's Changi Airport Group announced (29-May-2013) a consortium of Yongnam Holdings, Changi Airport Planners and Engineers (CAPE) and JGC Corporation submitted a proposal to Myanmar's Department of Civil Aviation for the contract to design, construct, operate and maintain Hanthawaddy International Airport under a 30-year concession period. The Hanthawaddy project includes construction of an international terminal with capacity for 12 million passengers p/a, a 3600m runway capable of handling A340 and Boeing 747 aircraft, taxiways, 42 aircraft stands and installation of a baggage handling system and other support systems. The consortium plans to form a JV to deliver the project if its bid is successful. The consortium submitted a similar proposal for Yangon International Airport in Apr-2013. [more - original PR]