Panama Invites Bids for $1.2 Million Fuel Plant

The Panama Pacific Special Area Agency is inviting companies to bid for the construction of a fuel facility at Howard Airport.

Wednesday, November 24, 2010

The contract includes the design, soil study, adjustments, construction, supply, installation, assembly, testing and final approved plans for a fuel system, auxiliary systems and all its components for storage and supply of aircraft at Howard airport.

Howard International Airport is located in the Panama Pacific Special Economic Area, district of Veracruz, Arraiján District, Province of Panama.

The date for submitting bids is December 9th, 2010.

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