Airport seeks consultants for personal terminal plan

Cayman News Service

Owen Roberts International Airport

(CNS): The Cayman Islands Airports Authority is looking for consultants to undertake an outline business case (OBC) to update the master plan for all three of its airports, with a focus on a new general aviation terminal at Owen Roberts International. Having spent around $120 million on the redevelopment of the main airport and airfield in George Town over the last few years, government is now looking at upgrading the terminal for private jets.

According to the Request for Proposals on the Central Procurement Office website, the OBC is the first step in assessing how that can be done.

From the impact of COVID-19 and climate change to the increase in the cost of flying, the future of air travel still remains uncertain. But government is hoping to claw back the country’s lost tourism business over the coming years and to once again surpass the record level of visitors the country was experiencing in 2019 before the pandemic struck,…