Supervision of the detailed design and construction works of Chimore International Airport
The contract for the supervision of the detailed design and construction works of Chimore International Airport is divided into two stages:
- Stage I: supervision of the detailed design of Chimore International Airport, including Technical, Economic, Social and Environmental Studies.
- Stage II: supervision of the construction of Chimore International Airport.
The airport area has an altitude of 265 m. For the purposes of this study, the Stage I involved the review and validation of the following documents: Master Plan of the Airport, preliminary design, Environmental Impact Assessment, detailed design, budget and Bill of Quantities. It was also necessary to guarantee the operational capacity of the airport’s initial extension (1,500 m) in order to avoid closing, as well as the subsequent demolition of the runway, control tower and buildings and the relocation of the Air Force and FELCN facilities (Special Force Against Drug Trafficking).
The new Chimore International Airport has the following features:
- Runway length: 4,000 m as an extension of the existing one
- New apron with an area of more than 19,800 m²
- Runway width: 160 m
- Passenger terminal: 5,000 m2
- Rescue and fire-fighting facilities: 450 m2
- Power station: 90 m2
- Telecommunications facilities (transmission and reception): 75 m2
- Freight terminal: 3000 m2
- Weather station: 40 m2
- Toll and control facilities: 120 m2
- Supplementary works.
The Stage II covered the supervision of the demolition of all buildings and of the airport former runway, as well as the construction of the new airport, including technical and environmental monitoring of the works.