Air Transport Project Preparatory Consultant, Transport Project Preparatory Facility (ADB Grant No. 0227-NEP (SF))

Project Info

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Client: Civil Aviation Authority of Nepal (CAAN)
Funding Agency: Asian Development Bank
Period: November 2015 to October 2017
Consulting Association: ADP Ingenierie, GEOCE Consultants (P) Ltd, PT Osana International, ATDMPL
Approx. Value of Services: Total US$ 5.35 million, GEOCE’s part- NRs 69.5 million
Professional Staff Input: International (101) and National (290) person months. GEOCE’s part 224 person months

Salient Details

Transport Project Preparatory Facility Project aims to enhance transport connectivity through improved efficiency in air transport. The project comprises detail design of the air transport project and capacity development support for the preparation and implementation of PPP projects in air transport sector.

The scope of consulting services was to review and update current master plan (2010-2028) of TIA; to carry out detail engineering design of airside and landslide infrastructures for ultimate development plan (2028) and preparation of bidding documents for procurement of works and equipment; and to assist CAAN to undertake public-private partnership project in the air transport sector.

The details of scope include:

  • Review current Master Plan (2010-2028) of TIA, update air traffic flows and projections, capacity analysis of runway and taxiway system, assessment of facilities requirements and location and layouts and propose rearrangement of phased development/ improvement of TIA, preparation of Obstacle Limitation Surfaces for ultimate development plan of TIA, and preparation of noise contour plan;
  • Detail engineering design, cost estimates and contract packaging of (i) airside infrastructure comprising relocation of existing Nepal Army and Nepal Airlines hangars, improvement of runway strip, new parallel taxiway section, new international apron (Phase II, capacity 6 wide body aircrafts with aero bridge and 2 stands for VVIP), new remote aircraft parking apron including link taxiways, new helipad, parallel taxiway extension to runway end 02, access road to link between Runway and VOR/DME area; (ii) design of  landside infrastructures comprising of new international terminal building (100,000 sqm, 7 MPax), reconfiguration of existing international terminal building (22,000 sqm) to operate as domestic terminal, relocation of existing and development of new VVIP Building, relocation of Nepal Army establishments, expansion of existing Cargo Terminal, water supply improvement, new sewage treatment plant, fuel hydrant system; (iii) secondary power augmentation; (iv) CNS/ATM; (iv) priority CNS/ATM facilities; (v) dedicated surface transportation for TIA;
  • PPP (assessment of future development/improvement plan of TIA under PPP, identify sub-projects potential for PPP undertaking, prepare PQ, EOI, ToR, bidding/contract documents, concession agreements for PPP project).