PROJECT WATCH: Govt sets P988 M for Phase 1 of 15th Strike Wing facilities at Lumbia Airport




Lumbia Airport will finally get the needed upgrade after the Department of National Defense (DND) has allocated the sum of PHP987,768,845.44 for “Phase 1 – Site Development and Construction of Billeting Facilities for the Transfer of 15th Strike Wing” to Lumbia Airport, Cagayan de Oro City.The 15th Strike Wing, the primary attack unit of the Philippine Air Force currently stationed in Sangley Point, Cavite is equipped with OV-10 attack planes, SF-260 ground-attack aircraft, MG-520 attack helicopters and the brand-new AW-109 attack helicopters.

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photo by Philippine Air Force

Here’s a screenshot of the Invitation to Bid.

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Download full Invitation to Bid document HERE.

Below is a perspective of the 2-storey BACHELOR OFFICERS’ QUARTERS.

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This is the 3-storey ENLISTED PERSONNELS’ QUARTERS.

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Shown below is the full layout. The area at the former parking lot of Lumbia Airport and adjacent properties will be developed.

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This is the proposed MARRIED ENLISTED PERSONNEL QUARTERS (MEQ).

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This is the MARRIED OFFICERS’ QUARTERS (MOQ).

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Here are the locations of the MEQ (left) and MOQ (right) with respect to the plan.

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This is the SENIOR OFFICERS’ QUARTERS and LOCATION.

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This is the WING COMMANDER’S QUARTERS AND GUEST QUARTERS and LOCATION.

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Based on this plan, there will be demolition works to be undertaken for the section on the left.

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Here’s the Google Earth shot Lumbia Airport and the area intended for the MEQ and MEQ subject for demolition and clearing.

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It seems quite a number of houses will have to be relocated.

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You can download the layouts HERE.

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The transfer of the unit was known as early as 2012 (read LINK) and early this year, the perspective of the airbase was installed at Lumbia Airport (shown above).

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15 Comments

  1. concerned kagayanon says:

    WOW! Very nice! makakita daun mig fighter jet every now and then.. aprub!

    • concerned kagayanon says:

      mas gnahan ko ani kai sa katong mall na plano.. waheheh. pero kung mag gyera, hotspot jud ang CDO ani. hahaha. *knock on wood*

    • puerto boy says:

      helicopter ug fighter jet nga gikalawang. mga salin sa world war two

      • bugo boy says:

        naa na bag-o oi. F/A 50 fighter jet. naa daw plano magpalit ug F 18 superhornet, harrier, F15 eagle jets ug cobra and apache helicopters next year ang pinas. just watch and learn manoy.

  2. manchester-united says:

    mas maayo ne kay depensahan ang atong syudad..pero kung mag giyera nation to nation…paktay highlight ang CDO….hehehehe nice kaayo ne nga plan…

  3. Jack says:

    Dont worry guys! di pod mag pabaya atong govt. for sure.. mag purchase or even make our own state of the art military defense ammunition, entrada palang kini to construct and give comfort and just shelter to our military servicemen since magamit og mapundohan na og husto unsay kulang karon.. just imagine kung katong mga billiones/trilliones nga sapi nga mga gipang kawat sa una sa mga lampingasan sa gobyerno!! kung gipang apod2 lang kato hagbay ra og layo na ang naabtan sa atong nasod karon.. IMO.. Its just only 100 days of INITIATIVE AND COMPASSION of A TRUE PUBLIC SERVICE…og wala pay sapi pag lingkod sa bag-o nga ADMIN nag paila lang gyud nga ang nidato ang mga kawatan ra gyud sa goberno…NEVER AGAIN YELLOWTARDS!!.. DONT US NOW!!

  4. wax-m says:

    JACKTARDS! . .IKAW DIAY NA?!

  5. de5 says:

    pwede ba maglanding diha ….kaseh, akong tabanog gikapoy na ug hangtod karon naa pa gihapon sa taas naglupadlupad..

  6. Botoy says:

    We might just need the air support with Isis making a stronghold in Mindanao. Something the last administration strongly denied.
    Maylasia and indonesia fighters joining forces with Filipino fighters. Cival war to come…………….

  7. Botoy says:

    Isis…. We will need the air support!

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