Vilnius Airport runway reconstruction will cost nearly €25m

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2016 08 26

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The runway reconstruction planned for the summer of 2017 at Vilnius Airport will cost nearly €25m to the enterprise. Such an estimate was made taking into account the prices of the necessary technical work under the project and the expenditures of other European airports for such work. The estimated price will not be increased because the open procedure for stage 1 work the value of which totals nearly €1m is already over and the tendering procedures for stage 2 work have already been launched.

Stage 1 reconstruction, including reconstructing the runway signal lighting system and primary circuits, will begin in a few weeks and is expected to be completed in nine months.

The principal reconstruction work will take place next year, from 14 July until 17 August 11.59 p.m., i.e. on 18 July the runway will already be in operation. Flights will not be operated for the period of reconstruction. The value of this work is €24m. The open procedure to select the contractor for the major work has already been launched.

A runway is one of the key elements in airport infrastructure. Its good condition is a prerequisite for flight and passenger safety.