Airport Construction: Companies Pre-qualify

In El Salvador, 30 companies were prequalified to participate in the international competition for the elaboration of the feasibility study for the construction of the Pacific Airport.

Monday, August 31, 2020

A total of 44 national and foreign companies expressed interest and also completed the information required to participate in the international public bidding, informed the Executive Autonomous Port Commission (CEPA).

Of the 44 companies that submitted to the prequalification process, 40 obtained the required score to be invited to submit bids, equivalent to 30 indications of interest, since some companies are going in consortium.

The prequalified companies are from North America, Central America, Europe, South America and Asia.

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The Pacific Airport will energize the eastern region of the country, encouraging the growing demand of passengers abroad, will contribute to tourism development and the activation of the Port of La Union. The infrastructure will have a Passenger Terminal building, taxiways, aircraft parking platforms, boarding bridges, which will be sized according to the final results of the Feasibility Study.

The official statement explains that "... The participants will have until September 28th to present their offers; then, on November 25th, the winning company will be awarded, which will have 300 calendar days for the elaboration of the study, that is, in the 4th quarter of 2021, we will already have the feasibility study, for the construction of the Pacific, which should contain the following aspects:

  • Market Study
  • Technical Study
  • Environmental Study
  • Social Impact Study
  • Economic Study
  • And the financial study, which will define whether it will be under the scheme of a public-private partnership, or traditional public work."

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