Construction of the Landing Area and Passenger Terminal Building of the New Bukidnon Airport Development Project in the Municipality of Don Carlos is targeted to start within this month and to be completed in the second quarter next year. Project cost for Phase 2 amounts to ₱1.050-billion.
Here’s the map showng the location of the airport project.
The next phase of the construction covers the following:
- Construction of Runway Strip (1,300m x 250m)
- Extension of Runway (30m x 600m)
- Construction of Structural Box Culvert Canal (385 linear meter)
- Construction of Passenger Terminal Building (96m x 40m)
According to a press release, site acquisition is now 80% completed for the target 149.3608 hectares composed of 211 lots at a cost of P53.4 million
Phase 1 of the project which includes Site Development for the Initial Airstrip was completed last December 28, 2020.
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Improvement of Landside and Airside Facilities covers the following:
- Provision of Resa (100x198m)
- Provision of Stopway (30x60m)
- Concreting of Runway (30x1260m)
- Construction of Apron (350x123m)
- Construction of North Taxiway (145/x23m)
- Construction of South Taxiway (145x23m)
- Construction of Box Culvert canal.
The Civil Aviation Authority of the Philippines (CAAP) has also started implementing Site Work Preparation for Landside Area worth P98 million.
The next phase covers construction of the following:
- Perimeter Fence
- Control Tower Building
- Fire Station Building
- Power and Water Supply
- Parking Area including Drainage Area & Road Network
- Security Fence
- Sewerage Water Treatment System
- Access Road
Bases on the New Bukidnon Airport Master Development Plan, the Airport Access Road will be the Old Barangay Maray-Maray Road from the main highway (Don Carlos-Kadingilan Road). Another access road is also in the works by DPWH from Barangay Base Camp, Maramag to Barangay San Nicolas, Don Carlos, Bukidnon.
When completed, the airport will serve the North-Central Mindanao area including North Cotabato, Davao del Norte and Maguindanao.
info and images by LGU Bukidnon PAIA
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