Bidding process for new air terminal in Panama postponed

The administration of the Tocumen airport has postponed the delivery date for offers in the bidding process for the construction of the north dock until October 20.

Sunday, May 4, 2008

The process is almost two months behind; the original date for presenting offers was September 1.
With the expansion, Tocumen's capacity will be doubled; during the first semester of this year there was an increase of 22.1% in the number of passengers with regards to the same period in 2007.

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Tocumen Airport Continues to Grow

March 2012

Once the North Terminal starts operations, the new Central and South Terminals will be built, containing hotels and hospitals for about $350 million.

The construction of new Central and South terminals aims to provide more space for passenger boarding.

"The new $350 million project involves commercial, hospital and tourism infrastructure, expected to be completed by 2014", reported Panamaamerica.com.

Panama: Four groups bid for Tocumen expansion

December 2008

The proposal by the Colombian company Aerotocumen was almost $11 million lower than the second best offer.

The contract includes the construction of the Muelle North (North Dock) terminal, the remodeling of the current terminal and the construction of a new administrative building for Tocumen, S.A.

Four Bids for South Terminal at Tocumen

August 2012

The technical proposals have finally been opened in the tender for the construction of a South Terminal at Tocumen International Airport, which will require an investment of $600 million.

The Brazilian company Norberto Odebrecht, Costa Rica's Meco, and Grupo Conalvías from Colombia, along with the China Harbour Engineering Company, were the four companies who submitted proposals for the required technical and financial proposals. A total of 33 companies were interested in bidding, participating in the approval process for the tender.

Results of bidding for Tocumen airports will be released in 3 days

January 2009

Airport management has received received the proposed candidate from the commission that evaluated the bids.

Prensa.com reports that "The commission was convened on December 3 and had an initial period of weeks to issue their report.

However, on December 29 they requested a one-week extension - a possibility that was considered in the list of charges - alleging that they still had "some pending observation for the final report".

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