Bhutan : Air Transport Connectivity Enhancement

Sovereign Project | 44239-012

The PPTA will identify, formulate, and prepare the proposed Project through a feasibility study which will include preliminary designs; engineering; cost estimates; technical, financial, economic, and socioeconomic analyses; social impact assessment; initial benchmark indicators; and a project administration manual.

Project Details

  • Project Officer
    Lee, Dong Kyu
    South Asia Department
    Request for information
  • Country/Economy
    Bhutan
  • Modality
  • Sector
    • Transport
Project Name
Air Transport Connectivity Enhancement
Project Number
44239-012
Country / Economy
  • Bhutan
Project Status
Closed
Project Type / Modality of Assistance
  • Technical Assistance
Source of Funding / Amount
TA 7633-BHU: Air Transport Connectivity Enhancement Project (formerly Preparing Domestic Airport Improvement)
Source Amount
Technical Assistance Special Fund US$ 600,000.00
Strategic Agendas
  • Inclusive economic growth
Drivers of Change
  • Governance and capacity development
Sector / Subsector
  • Transport / Air transport

Gender
No gender elements
Description
The PPTA will identify, formulate, and prepare the proposed Project through a feasibility study which will include preliminary designs; engineering; cost estimates; technical, financial, economic, and socioeconomic analyses; social impact assessment; initial benchmark indicators; and a project administration manual.
Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy
The Project will enhance the country's air transport connectivity - improving access to regional and global markets throughout the country and supporting potential tourism development in the less developed regions.
Impact

Prepare the proposed Project on Air Transport Connectivity Enhancement.

Project Outcome

Description of Outcome

tbd

Progress Toward Outcome

Implementation Progress

Description of Project Outputs

Mainly a feasibility study, which will include preliminary designs and engineering, cost esstimates, technical, financial, economic, and socioeconomic analyses, social impact assessment, study for inital benchmark indicators, and a project administration manual.

Status of Implementation Progress (Outputs, Activities, and Issues)
Geographical Location

Summary of Environmental and Social Aspects

Environmental Aspects
Involuntary Resettlement
Indigenous Peoples

Stakeholder Communication, Participation, and Consultation

During Project Design
During Project Implementation

Business Opportunities

Consulting Services

(1) 14.5 person-months of international inputs with expertise on airport planning, airport engineering, airport operations, ATS and CNS/ATM, transport economics, financial analysis, and civil aviation management;

(2) 21 person-months of national inputs with expertise on airport engineering, air transport traffic engineering, ATS and CNS/ATM engineering, cost engineering, social resettlement, and environment.

Contact

Responsible ADB Officer
Lee, Dong Kyu
Responsible ADB Department
South Asia Department
Responsible ADB Division
Transport and Communications Division, SARD
Executing Agencies
Ministry of Information and Communications

Timetable

Concept Clearance
05 Nov 2010
Fact Finding
-
MRM
-
Approval
05 Nov 2010
Last Review Mission
-
PDS Creation Date
11 Aug 2010
Last PDS Update
08 Jul 2011

Funding

TA 7633-BHU

Milestones
Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
05 Nov 2010 09 Dec 2010 09 Dec 2010 30 Mar 2012 30 Jun 2013 27 Sep 2013
Financing Plan/TA Utilization
ADB Cofinancing Counterpart Total
Gov Beneficiaries Project Sponsor Others
600,000.00 0.00 50,000.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 650,000.00
Cumulative Disbursements
Date Amount
17 Jun 2022 573,789.85

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