PASADENA, CA (March 2, 2015) – Parsons Corporation (Parsons), an international engineering, construction, technical, and management services firm, is pleased to announce that it has been selected to provide program management services for the New International Airport of Mexico City (NAICM). Parsons, as prime consultant for the NAICM, is partnered with both a local consulting firm (FOA Consultores) and a global engineering firm (CH2M HILL) for this 6‑year contract.
Parsons and its partners will provide a wide range of services for Mexico City’s new airport, including program/project management, project controls and contract administration, design management, construction management oversight, operational readiness, and airport transfer. This new aviation hub and international gateway will be one of the most sustainable and innovative greenfield airport projects in the Americas, creating a world-class facility that will enhance Mexico’s global competitiveness. The initial phase of the project will include three runways that can handle 50 million passengers per year. Subsequent phases will add three more runways with an eventual capacity for 120 million passengers per year, making it the largest airport in Latin America. In addition to meeting Mexico’s air transportation needs, the NAICM will further accelerate and promote sustainable economic and job growth for the region.
“Parsons and its team are honored to have been selected to support the Ministry of Communications and Transport and the country of Mexico in bringing to fruition a program that will create a world-class airport that serves as Mexico’s gateway to the world—and dramatically improves the current limitations for travel as well as promotes economic growth and job creation,” said Todd Wager, Parsons Group President.
Parsons is a premier provider of program and construction management services for airports worldwide. The corporation has provided services at more than 450 airports throughout the world with a construction value in excess of $175 billion in more than 40 countries. Parsons has also led or has been involved in some of the largest and most challenging greenfield airport programs in the world, including airports in Doha, Abu Dhabi, Incheon, Guangzhou, and Athens.Parsons is a technology-driven engineering services firm with more than 70 years of experience in the engineering, construction, technical, and professional services industries. The corporation is a leader in many diversified markets with a focus on infrastructure, defense, security, and construction. Parsons delivers design/design-build, program/construction management, systems design/engineering, cyber/converged security, and other professional services packaged in innovative alternative delivery methods to federal, regional, and local government agencies, as well as to private industrial customers worldwide. For more about Parsons, please visit www.parsons.com, and follow us on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, and YouTube.