Bicol Int'l Airport construction work at 72%
Manila Bulletin|January 21, 2021
The construction of the Bicol International Airport (BIA) is moving at a fast pace, recording a 72.2 percent overall progress rate, the Department of Transportation (DOTR) said.
ARIEL FERNANDEZ

Actual construction of the airport only started in December 2016.

A statement from the DOTR said that as of Jan. 13, Package 2A of the BAI development project is now 88.2 percent complete.

Construction work in Package 2A is being handled by the Sunwest Construction and Development Corp. and covers the airport’s landside facilities, such as the Administration Building,

Air Traffic Control Building, Crash Fire Rescue Building, and the Maintenance Building.

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