DOTC Bids Phase 3 of Albay Airport

Terminal Building, ILS To Be Package Separately

21 December 2014
The Transport Department (DOTC) is set to complete the long delayed, always attacked airport infrastructure project with a trance contract valued at P780.9-million which is set for auction on January 21, 2015.

Phase 1 and 2 valued at P2.2 billion which includes landside (terminal) and airside (runway and taxiway) developments to Bicol International Airport site in Albay is already 45% complete according to DOTC and is slated for completion by May of next year.

The third phase involves more site development works for power, sewer and chlorination facility and water utilities; construction of administration building housing the CAA Office, operations facility and control tower; a separate cargo terminal building, a building for fire and rescue, a power house and maintenance building housing materials recovery facilities, water pump house and water tank, a chilled-water pumphouse for terminal airconditioning; underground fuel storage; and guard houses.

The P700 million passenger terminal building (PTB) comprise the fourth phase and is package separately from the contract which will be bidded out soon. The fifth phase also covers PTB valued separately at more than P500 million to cover lights, furnitures, fixtures, office equipments, X-rays and security equipments, and finishing paints and touches.

The last package for this airport consists of navigational and meteorological equipments, including the ILS equipments valued at P1.3 billion under the 2016 GAA, to support all weather day and night airport operations.

Bicol International Airport has a total price tag of P4.7 billion from the original price of P3.4-billion. It is constructed in Barangay Alobo, Daraga, Albay and set for completion in 2017.

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