Two consortiums bid for Colombia airport concession

Thursday, November 27, 2014

Colombia's government received two economic bids for the 346bn-peso (US$160mn) Ernesto Cortissoz airport concession in Barranquilla.

Consortium Aeropuertos Colombia SPV offered a 59.8bn-peso bid security with its bid, local transport ministry MinTransporte said in a release. The companies Valorcon, Equipo Universal and Inversiones Millenium Azipo make up the consortium.

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Consortium Estructura Plural Pavimentos Colombia y Graña y Montero, comprising Pavimentos Colombia SAS and Graña y Montero (Perú), also bid for works and offered a bid security, also of 59.8bn pesos.

Airport works include the refurbishment of the runway and taxiways; construction of a perimeter road, with fencing, lighting and security systems; the remodeling of the passenger terminal; and the construction of a fuel supply area.

The tender is due to be awarded on December 30 and works are expected to begin 10 months after the initiation act is signed.