PIEDMONT TRIAD AIRPORT AUTHORITY REQUEST FOR QUALIFICATIONS (RFQ) for CONSULTING SERVICES FOR AN AIRPORT LAYOUT PLAN (ALP) UPDATE AND NARRATIVE REPORT at the PIEDMONT TRIAD INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT (GSO) The Piedmont Triad Airport Authority (PTAA) will receive Statements of Qualifications (SOQ) from interested firms for the services described in this RFQ at the time and place stated below. PTAA is soliciting proposals to engage the services of a qualified firm and/or team to provide professional planning services for an UPDATE of the Airport Layout Plan (ALP) and produce an accompanying Narrative Report for the Piedmont Triad International Airport (GSO). The ALP is a component of the September 2010 GSO Master Plan Update. The current ALP was updated and conditionally approved by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) on January 5, 2012. Where appropriate, information and data gathered as part of other previously completed airport studies shall be utilized in order to reduce the scope of work and time required to complete this project. The ALP drawing set must be developed per FAA Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) 2.00 "Standard Procedure for FAA Review and Approval of Airport Layout Plans (ALPs)". The Scope of requested services may include, but is not limited to: Airport Layout Plan Narrative Report: Provide a brief narrative report with a focus on future airport land use and airfield pavement geometry needs, utilizing existing information where applicable. Requested areas of analysis may include but is not limited to: Aviation Forecasts - The Aviation Forecast that is completed for the Part 150 Update shall be used as the basis and only updates to that forecast for the purposes of this project shall be anticipated. Facility Requirements (focusing on airfield geometry and airport land uses) - Identify and evaluate needs of existing and future potential tenants. Assess the ability of the existing airport land uses (both airside and landside) to support the forecasted demand. Include an analysis of airfield pavement geometry and design standards compliance focusing on runways (including any proposed extensions and existing/future runway safety areas), taxiways (including runway exits), and apron areas and the access provided by each. Alternatives Development/ Evaluation (focusing on airfield geometry and taxiway direct access solutions) - Identify options to meet projected facility requirements and alternative configurations for each major component. Assess the expected performance of each alternative against a wide range of evaluation criteria, including its operational, environmental, and financial impacts/implementation. Based on this assessment provide recommended development alternatives and triggers for their implementation (includes analysis of potential on-going maintenance needs including AIP funding needs). Airport Layout Plan Update: Provide an updated ALP utilizing the results of the preferred alternatives evaluation developed above. Update ALP utilizing an AGIS survey - Provide full electronic and hardcopy Airport Layout Plans depicting the phased development plan in the near-term, medium-term and long-term development of GSO. AGIS survey will be provided by PTAA. Exhibit "A" Update. The selected firm/team, if requested by PTAA, may also be required to make presentations, conduct public meetings and other related public involvement activities. Interested firms should submit six (6) copies of its SOQ, including one (1) copy on a USB flash drive, on or before 4:00 P.M. EST, Friday, September 13, 2019, to PTAA, c/o Mr. Alex Rosser, P.E., 1000A Ted Johnson Parkway, Greensboro, NC 27409, in a sealed envelope, box or package, and clearly marked on the outside with the following: "GSO ALP UPDATE AND NARRATIVE REPORT RFQ RESPONSE ENCLOSED" and including the firm name, address, phone and primary contact person. Proposals received by PTAA after the above date and time will not be considered and will be returned unopened. PTAA reserves the right to waive any informalities or irregularities in any SOQ, to accept or reject any SOQ, or to reject all SOQs, if determined to be in its best interest. PTAA reserves the right to amend this solicitation prior to the due date. Any change(s) to this solicitation will be conveyed through the written addenda process. Only written addenda will be binding. PTAA will not be providing site tours or preliminary design information at this time. PTAA will not conduct any meetings to discuss this project with individual firms. Questions or information requests should be submitted in writing to Mr. Alex Rosser, P.E., at the address listed previously or by email ( prior to 5:00 P.M. EST, Thursday September 5, 2019. Firms are advised that any information given or questions asked will be provided via addendum to all interested firms. Interested firms should email both and prior to 5:00 P.M. EST, Thursday, September 5, 2019 to be added to the distribution list to receive any RFQ information. All emails shall reference this RFQ in the subject line of the email. Please note that it is the responsibility of each firm to verify receipt of any and all addenda issued for this RFQ. PTAA, in accordance with the provisions of Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (78 Stat. 252, 42 U.S.C. §§ 2000d to 2000d-4) and the Regulations, hereby notifies all firms that it will affirmatively ensure that, in any contract entered into pursuant to this RFQ, disadvantaged business enterprises will be afforded full and fair opportunity to submit their responses to this RFQ and will not be discriminated against on the grounds of race, color, or national origin in consideration for an award Information related to this RFQ, including the complete RFQ and any addenda, will be posted to the Piedmont Triad International Airport website under Airport Operations, which can be found at PIEDMONT TRIAD AIRPORT AUTHORITY


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