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September 21, 2018

Deals this week: Woolpert, GSRM, Modern Aviation

The Department of Port Administration of the American Samoa Government has awarded two contracts to Woolpert, a national architecture, engineering and geospatial firm based in the US, for the rehabilitation of runways at two airports in the Pacific island.

The Department of Port Administration of the American Samoa Government has awarded two contracts to Woolpert, a national architecture, engineering and geospatial firm based in the US, for the rehabilitation of runways at two airports in the Pacific island.

The first contract includes the rehabilitation and evaluation of Pago Pago International Airport’s (PPG) primary runway in the Tutuila Island.

Under the second contract, Woolpert will be responsible for the reconstruction, extension and rehabilitation of the runway at Ofu Airport (Z08).

The designs will be completed later this year, while construction will be carried out in phases over the following two years.

Ports of Jersey has selected GSRM, a joint venture (JV) of Garenne Construction Group and Sir Robert McAlpine, to provide pre-construction services for the Jersey Airport redevelopment.

“Modern Aviation has agreed to acquire the assets of fixed-base operator XJet, a subsidiary of XJet World Holdings, at Centennial Airport (KAPA).”

GSRM is working closely with the project team of the Ports of Jersey to develop the final design, strategies and work schedule.

Work under the contract is expected to start by the end of 2018 and is scheduled for completion by 2021.

Modern Aviation has agreed to acquire the assets of fixed-base operator XJet, a subsidiary of XJet World Holdings, at Centennial Airport (KAPA).

The purchase will result in the rebranding of the Denver facility as Modern Aviation.

KAPA features a climate-controlled hangar space in an extent of 50,000ft². It has the capacity to house Gulfstream G650, Bombardier Global, Embraer Legacy 600, or Dassault Falcon 7x/8x.

The executive terminal offers commercial spaces, rentable offices, a crew lounge, and a conference room.

The acquisition is expected to be completed by the end of this year.

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