Guatemala: Modernization of La Aurora Airport

LG-AFI Group, from Spain, Rios Ferrer from Mexico, and Copenhagen Aiport Arena, from Denmark, are three of the eight companies that submitted proposals for the pre-feasibility study to modernize the airport.

Thursday, December 8, 2016

It is expected that the chosen company will deliver the results of study in six months, which will be funded by the US government, through the Millennium Challenge Corporation and the Guatemala Threshold Program, seeking to improve infrastructure and processes at the airport, whose operation will be undertaken by a private company who will recoup their investment by charging for services. reports that "...The consulting firms that are taking part in the selection process are: ALG-AFI Group (Spain); Cemosa-Profit-Duran and Osorio (Spain); PWC Consorcio de ingenieros CSI (Spain, Uruguay); Nathan Associates (US); Felipe Ochoa y Asociados / Louis Berger / Rios Ferrer (Mexico, Panama and Mexico); Copenhagen Airport / Arena (Denmark, Mexico). Deloitte (Guatemala, Spain, USA.); and INECO Cal y Mayor y Asociados / Cal y Mayor Guatemala (Spain, Mexico, Guatemala)."

"...The study will provide the basis for technical, financial, economic, socio environmental, legal and cadastral structuring, to define the mode of how to modernise the AILA (International Airport Aurora), either through a public-private partnership, traditional work plan or concession".

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Guatemala: Modernization of La Aurora

June 2017

Between $950,000 and $1.3 million are the offers put forward by four consortiums of consultants in the tender to carry out a feasibility study for modernization of the airport.

Companies from the United States, Colombia and Mexico that make up the consortiums that presented their proposals in the tender to carry out the feasibility study: "Modernization, Efficiency and Security of the International Airport of Aurora".

Four Offers to Modernize La Aurora

May 2017

The four consortiums made up of companies from Spain, Mexico and Colombia presented their proposals in the tender to prepare a feasibility study to modernize the airport in Guatemala City.

From a statement by ANADIE:

Guatemala May 16, 2016. This morning teams from the National Agency of Partnerships for the Development of Economic Infrastructure (ANADIE), the National Competitiveness Program (PRONACOM) and the General Directorate of Civil Aeronautics (DGAC) took part in the reception and opening of technical and financial proposals submitted by four consulting firms interested in preparing a feasibility study for the evaluation and structuring of an initiative by the Partnerships for the Development of Economic Infrastructure: "Modernization, Efficiency and Security of La Aurora International Airport in Guatemala City". The consulting firms that submitted the offers were:  

Tender to Modernize La Aurora Canceled

February 2017

A tender for a feasibility study to modernize Guatemala City airport was annulled because of alleged non conformities, and will be convened anew.

The process was canceled by the National Competitiveness Program (Pronacom), and although no specific details are recorded on the Guatecompras website, a series of non conformity issues raised by some of the participating companies may be the reason for the decision to cancel. See details of the tender.

Tender to Modernize La Aurora Postponed

February 2017

The opening of bids for analyzing the feasibility of modernizing the Guatemala City airport has been suspended until doubts held by participating companies have been clarified.

The tender called by the National Agency Partnership has been suspended until the disagreements raised by some of the companies involved in the process are addressed. 

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