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Invitation to Tender
Contract P283 - Third Runway Infrastructure and Concourse Scheme Design Consultancy Services

The Airport Authority Hong Kong (the "Authority") is conducting planning studies on the expansion of the Airport to include a third runway and an additional passenger concourse on a reclamation platform to be formed north of the existing airport island at Chek Lap Kok, Lantau, Hong Kong.

This Contract includes the scheme design of all infrastructure and building works required for the airport expansion project. Detailed design services are not included in this Contract and will be the subject of further tendering exercise after completion of this Contract.

The works to be designed under this Contract are substantial including a new concourse providing approximately 60 bridge served stands (the third runway concourse), all airfield infrastructure including the third runway, taxiways, aprons providing approximately 40 remote stands, airside roads, vehicular tunnels, storm water culverts, drainage, airfield systems such as aviation fuel supply, airfield ground lighting, high mast lighting, fixed ground power, communication and control systems, fire services, cable ducting systems and the like, Automated People Mover (APM) System, Baggage Handling System (BHS), APM and BHS related civil works, ancillary buildings, utility services, interfacing works, etc.

The scheme design will provide essential data for the design of the reclamation works under Contract P281 and supporting technical details for the Environmental Impact Assessment which is being carried out by others for the airport expansion project. Quantity surveying services will be provided by others.

The Authority hereby invites tenders from design consultants with PROVEN EXPERIENCE and the CAPABILITY to provide full design services for the above works. Suitable consultants will need to be able to demonstrate previous experience and ability in designing major airports and associated infrastructure and building works including extensive airport planning expertise and construction planning and phasing skills in implementing projects in an operating environment.

Applicants who wish to tender for the above design contract should forward their name and address, together with the name, position, fax number and/or e-mail address of their contact person, by fax to Mr. Kevin Poole, Deputy Director, Projects (fax (852) 2188 1513) or by e-mail to AATender.PD1@hkairport.com. The applicant should indicate the composition of the proposed design team identifying the major sub-consultants, if available.

Tenderers will be required to pay a non-refundable fee of HK$500 (in the form of a cashier order payable to "Airport Authority") when collecting the tender documents and submit a tender bond in the amount of HK$1,000,000 with the tender.

It is anticipated that tender documents will be available for issue to tenderers in August 2012. Tenders for this Contract shall be submitted to the Authority not later than 14:30 (Hong Kong time) on 16 October 2012.

All costs associated with any submission in response to this notice shall be entirely the responsibility of the applicant.