Major contract won for Auckland International Airport works

Auckland Airport has chosen its preferred proponent to deliver the international taxiway and remote stands project.

This will be a critical component in the airport’s major capital works program.

CIMIC Group company CPB Contractors have won the airport contract.

It is expected to generate nearly $200 million dollars in revenue for the company.

“We look forward to building a close ongoing relationship with Auckland Airport and to delivering this important infrastructure project efficiently, to the highest safety standards,” CPB Contractors Managing Director, Juan Santamaria said.

The works will include the construction of an additional taxiway, extension of the existing taxiway and six remote stands with in-ground jet fuel reticulation.

CPB Contractors will expand the existing aeronautical infrastructure of New Zealand’s largest and busiest airport.

More than one million cubic metres of earthworks and bascourse will be involved in the project.

CBP Contractors will be constructing 168,000 square metres of concrete pavement, 3.2 kilometres of stormwater drainage as well as 2.2 kilometres of  in-ground jet fuel network.

Construction will start mid 2019 and completion is expected for late 2021.

CIMIC Group Chief Executive Officer Michael Wright said they are focused on delivering essential infrastructure for New Zealand communities and it is a privilege to be be playing an integral role in the transformation of Auckland Airport.

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