AF Gruppen to build new helicopter base for the Norwegian Defence Estates Agency (NDEA)

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OSLO, 02-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The Norwegian Defence Estates Agency (NDEA) has nominated AF Gruppen (AFG) as contractor for a new helicopter base at Lakselv airport, Banak. This is a similar base to the one AF is currently building at Ørlandet.

The contract includes building a new hangar building for the 330 Squadron at Lakselv airport, Banak. The project also includes outdoor facilities on landside and airside. Landside work primarily comprises a new access road and parking areas, while airside work includes three helicopter stands. Approximately 6 000 m2 gross area of new buildings will be erected, in addition to around 15,000 m2 of outdoor facilities.

The contract is a turnkey contract valued at NOK 205 million excluding VAT. Work commences in August 2017, and the construction period is expected to last for approximately 1,5 years.

“This is an important and interesting contract for our building operations. We are very pleased that the NDEA again has chosen AF as contractor on a helicopter base project,” says Morten Grongstad, CEO of AF Gruppen.

For further information:
CEO AF Gruppen: Morten Grongstad, tel. +47 991 53 905
EVP Building South-West, AF Gruppen: Bård Frydenlund, tel. +47 918 68 621

SOURCE: AF Gruppen


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