FAAN – Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport Runway II – Nigeria - Project Profile
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The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) is planning to construct the second runway at Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport in Abuja, Nigeria.
The project involves the construction of a 3.8km runway. It will include the construction of taxiway, drainage channel, culverts, fence/patrol road, access roads and other related facilities, and the installation of electrical infrastructure and fire-fighting systems.
The project will be developed through Private Public Partnership (PPP) funding.
On February 5, 2010, FAAN awarded design-build contract to Julius Berger Nigeria PLC. However, due to protests over the exorbitant cost, the contract was terminated in June 2010.
In October 2015, the government rejected the funding for the project due to its cost related issues. The project is expected to receive funds from private investors.
In January 2016, FAAN issued expression of interest (EoI) for consultancy services with February 15, 2016 as the submission deadline. The scope of the contract covers the design of new runway for a minimum critical aircraft of the A380-800F series with other ancillary works at Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport.
The scope shall include both Pre and Post contract Consultancy Services including the topographical survey work of the acquired airport land; digitalised mapping of the entire airport land; subsoil investigation of the airport land; environmental impact assessment of the proposed development; geometric and structural design of the runway, taxiway pavements and associated facilities; design of Airfield Lighting System to meet CAT III International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO) Standards; design of associated ancillary structures to meet ICAO and Nigeria Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) and other international standards; preparation of tender documents and develop safety and security procedure for the project.
May 18, 2017, Government approved US$30 m in 2017 budget for the project.
Tenders for design consultancy would be issued by end of July 2017.
The project involves the construction of a 3.8km runway at Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport in Abuja, Nigeria.
The US$32 million project includes the following:
1. Construction of a taxiway
2. Construction of a drainage channel
3. Construction of culvert
4. Construction of a fence/patrol road
5. Construction of access roads
6. Installation of electrical infrastructure
7. Installation of fire-fighting system
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