Middle East District Awards Contract for Airfield Ramp and Fuels Facility, Oman

Published May 17, 2012

WINCHESTER, Va. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Middle East District awarded a task order contract on May 10 for the airfield ramp and fuels facility located at Al Musanah, Sultanate of Oman. Awarded for $36.7 million, the contract went to American International Contractors, Inc. of Arlington, Va.

The task order contract includes construction to extend an existing taxiway, a new connector taxiway, an aircraft apron, and construct a power plant; facilities for on-site fuel delivery and offloading; and associated utilities and lighting. The performance period is 24 months.

Middle East District awards task orders under a set of Multiple Award Task Order Contracts awarded June 16, 2011, that went to 14 firms. The firms may be called upon to support design-build and construction projects throughout the 20 countries of U.S. Central Command's area of responsibility, which is defined as including Afghanistan, Bahrain, Egypt, Iran, Iraq, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Kuwait, Kyrgyzstan, Lebanon, Oman, Pakistan, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Syria, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, United Arab Emirates, Uzbekistan and Yemen. More information on the CENTCOM MATOCs can be found at http://www.tam.usace.army.mil/CENTCOM-MATOC/.

The Middle East District provides engineering, construction and related services in the Middle East, Central Asia and other areas. Its work includes designing and constructing facilities for use by U.S. forces, performing engineering activities for other U.S. government and foreign agencies, and providing operations and maintenance services for various customers. In addition, the District provides project management, engineering, contracting and support services to USACE districts in Afghanistan.

Release no. 13-072