Bhutan: Air Transport Connectivity Enhancement

Sovereign Project | 44239-012 Status: Closed

Summary

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.

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Project Name Air Transport Connectivity Enhancement
Project Number 44239-012
Country 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)
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 Equity and Mainstreaming 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.

Responsible Staff

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
Government of Bhutan,
Thimphu, Bhutan

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

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 -
Financing Plan/TA Utilization Cumulative Disbursements
ADB Cofinancing Counterpart Total Date Amount
Gov Beneficiaries Project Sponsor Others
600,000.00 0.00 50,000.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 650,000.00 05 Nov 2010 573,789.85

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