The manager of Tocumen, SA (administrator of the international airport), Juan Carlos Pino, said that the tender for the South Terminal at Tocumen International Airport, Panama will be released in March, and the works are expected to cost $400 million.
The structure will be 50 thousand square meters big and will have 30 gates, reported Prensa.com.
The President (of Panama), Ricardo Martinelli said, that funds from Tocumen itself will be used to pay for the new extension. "The funds obtained from the award concessions for duty free free shops will be used for the south terminal building", said Martinelli.
Tocumen SA also has scheduled for this year the tender for the building of ‘airport city’.
The technical proposals have finally been opened in the tender for the construction of a South Terminal at Tocumen International Airport, which will require an investment of $600 million.
The Brazilian company Norberto Odebrecht, Costa Rica's Meco, and Grupo Conalvías from Colombia, along with the China Harbour Engineering Company, were the four companies who submitted proposals for the required technical and financial proposals. A total of 33 companies were interested in bidding, participating in the approval process for the tender.
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