Florida Construction News staff writer
AECOM has been awarded a contract by the Greater Orlando Aviation Authority (GOAA) to provide program and project management services, continuing a decades-long partnership. The extension means AECOM will support economic development efforts through expansion and leveraging federal and state funding.
“Our comprehensive approach starts with a team of highly experienced program management and transportation professionals who not only know the aviation industry, but have a deep understanding of GOAA operations,” said Drew Jeter, chief executive of AECOM’s global program management business.
“Leveraging our Think and Act Globally strategy, we’re proud to deploy innovations and best practices honed from our extensive aviation experience at cutting-edge facilities around the world and look forward to bringing this expertise to bear at one of the nation’s fastest-growing airports.”
AECOM’s construction management role includesprogram controls, development of master program schedules, budget review, funding support, design management, project monitoring, quality assurance, risk management, design scopes, and contract administration.
“We’re excited to continue our longstanding partnership with GOAA as it enhances and strengthens critical infrastructure to meet its ever-expanding role as a global aviation hub,” said Dan Faust, chief executive of AECOM’s U.S. East and Latin America region.
“With twenty-five years of hands-on experience delivering successful results for the Authority, our diverse team of skilled professionals is highly equipped to apply its industry-leading expertise to support the cost-effective and timely maintenance, expansion, and renovation of GOAA’s world-class facilities.”
GOAA manages Orlando International Airport (MCO) and Orlando Executive Airport (ORL). MCO saw more than 50 million passengers in 2019 and is the world’s seventh busiest airport by passenger traffic and the second busiest origin and destination market in the U.S.