The Civil Aviation Authority of Nepal (CAAN) has sought further bids from international companies for the planned expansion project at Tribhuvan International Airport in Kathmandu.

Companies can submit their bids by the final deadline of 22 January 2019, reported The Kathmandu Post.

The successful bidder will be awarded contracts for soil filling and construction of international parking bays on the northern side of the airport’s runway.

Under the TIA Air Transport Capacity Enhancement Project, the fourth package of the works involves supply of 2.1 million cubic metres of soil to fill the ravine near the runway. This section will see construction of nine new parking bays.

The project also involves construction of approximately 450m of taxiway on the northern section.

“As the fourth package is the most critical part, it will take at least two years to complete it.”

A project official told the publication: “As the fourth package is the most critical part, it will take at least two years to complete it.”

How well do you really know your competitors?

Access the most comprehensive Company Profiles on the market, powered by GlobalData. Save hours of research. Gain competitive edge.

Company Profile – free sample

Thank you!

Your download email will arrive shortly

Not ready to buy yet? Download a free sample

We are confident about the unique quality of our Company Profiles. However, we want you to make the most beneficial decision for your business, so we offer a free sample that you can download by submitting the below form

By GlobalData
Visit our Privacy Policy for more information about our services, how we may use, process and share your personal data, including information of your rights in respect of your personal data and how you can unsubscribe from future marketing communications. Our services are intended for corporate subscribers and you warrant that the email address submitted is your corporate email address.

In December 2016, CAAN cancelled the contract awarded to Spanish group Constructora Sanjose for non-performance and later split the project into four packages.

TIA plans to have 13 new international parking bays within the next three years. This is expected to help decrease congestion at the country’s sole international airport. Once operational, this extra capacity will bring the number of parking bays at TIA to 22.

CAAN plans to construct the four parking bays using its own resources, while the remaining nine will be built through ADB funding.

During the January-September period of 2018, 3.1 million passengers passed through the airport, which is an increase of 12.51% year-on-year.