AIRFIELD PLANNING SERVICES
|Agency:||Airports Council International|
|State:||District of Columbia|
|Level of Government:||State & Local|
|Posted Date:||Jan 9, 2019|
|Due Date:||Feb 8, 2019|
Idaho Falls Regional Airport is requesting Statements of Qualifications from interested and qualified Aviation Consultants for planning services. The services may include, but are not limited to, the master planning, feasibility studies, miscellaneous planning, and other planning and environmental projects as determined by Idaho Falls Regional Airport. These services may also include subcontracted special services such as surveying, geotechnical, and environmental.
Submission Deadline: 02/08/2019
Submitting Organization: Idaho Falls Regional AirportAIRFIELD PLANNING SERVICES
REQUEST FOR QUALIFICATIONS STATEMENT (RFQ)
AIRFIELD PLANNING SERVICES FOR
IDAHO FALLS REGIONAL AIRPORT
IDAHO FALLS, IDAHO
Idaho Falls Regional Airport is requesting Statements of Qualifications from interested and
qualified Aviation Consultants for planning services. The services may include, but are not
limited to, the master planning, feasibility studies, miscellaneous planning, and other planning
and environmental projects as determined by Idaho Falls Regional Airport. These services may
also include subcontracted special services such as surveying, geotechnical, and environmental.
The purpose of this Request for Qualifications is to obtain information about Aviation
Consultants interested in providing expert professional, technical, and advisory services at the
discretion of Idaho Falls Regional Airport for anticipated planning services listed in the above
paragraph. Services will be for a period not to exceed five (5) years. The information obtained
will be utilized by Idaho Falls Regional Airport to evaluate each interested firm by utilizing the
criteria outlined in this Request for Qualifications (RFQ)
To be considered for selection, the Aviation Consultant shall be qualified and capable to provide
at a minimum the following services:
1. Airport planning, feasibility studies, and environmental analysis.
2. Subcontracted special services such as surveying, geotechnical, and environmental.
3. Assist in preparation of funding grant applications for the Idaho Transportation
Department (ITD), Division of Aeronautics and/or the Federal Aviation Administration
(FAA), and develop justification to document the need for federal and state funds.
Demonstrated assistance in project funding is required.
4. Provide technical assistance and advice to the activities identified above as required.
To facilitate review of your Statement of Qualifications by Idaho Falls Regional Airport, it is
requested that your Submission conform to the following format:
1. Cover Sheet: List project title (Airport Planning and Subcontracted Special Services),
the name of your firm, and the name, address and telephone number of a contact person
for questions concerning the Statement submitted.
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2. Experience of the Firm: Provide a narrative of your firm’s prior experience and
qualifications in airport planning, master plans, environmental studies work for similar
projects. Provide a list of similar airport projects involving federal and state funding
completed within the last five (5) years. Also, please reference the experience of firm
personnel in working with FAA regulations and procedures.
3. Project Team: Provide a list of the project team members that you propose to use on
these projects and identify the responsibility of each team member. Provide a brief
resume’ for each person listing specific similar project experience.
4. References: Provide the name, address and telephone number of at least three (3)
references familiar with the quality of work done by your firm on similar projects.
5. Other Supporting Data: Include any other information you feel to be relevant to the
selection of your firm. The entire Qualifications Statement must not exceed fifteen (15)
pages; excluding the cover sheet and letter of introduction. Qualification Statements
exceeding 15 pages will be returned and not considered.
CRITERIA FOR REVIEW OF STATEMENT OF QUALIFICATIONS
Criteria to be used in screening and ranking of the Statement of Qualifications and selection of
the successful firm are as follows:
1. Qualifications of the Firm, Including Firm Personnel: Preference shall be given to
those firms and personnel with experience and training in airport planning.
2. Overall Qualifications of the Project Manager and Project Team: Identify the Project
Manager and those personnel that will be assigned to the project(s). Preference shall be
given to project teams with specific experience on similar projects.
3. Experience in Working with FAA Regulations and Procedures: Preference shall be
given to project team personnel (especially the project manager) with a demonstrated
working relationship with the FAA, and possess a thorough understanding of FAA rules
and regulations regarding planning of airports similar to the Idaho Falls Regional Airport.
4. Response Capability/Project Understanding: Preference shall be afforded to those
firms which in the opinion of Idaho Falls Regional Airport will be able to adequately
respond to requests for consultation meetings or public involvement meetings, and firms
that have a detailed understanding of the planning requirements.
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SELECTION OF THE CONSULTANT
It is the intent of Idaho Falls Regional Airport to review the Statement of Qualifications
submitted and select, based on the criteria requirement contained in this RFQ, a Number 1
Contact with any members of the Idaho Falls Regional Airport staff, or members of the City
of Idaho Falls staff, other than the contact person specified in this RFQ, by any of the
proposing Aviation Consultants during the evaluation period is strictly prohibited and will
result in that Aviation Consultant being eliminated from consideration.
After all the Statement of Qualifications have been screened and ranked by Idaho Falls
Regional Airport, the Number 1 ranked firm will be invited to negotiate a Master Contract
with Idaho Falls Regional Airport for a period not to exceed five (5) years.
For each project performed under the Master Contract, a detailed scope of work will be
developed and agreed to by the Aviation Consultant and Idaho Falls Regional Airport. This
detailed scope of work and associated fee will be developed into a work authorization and
included as an attachment to the Master Contract. The Master Contract may be cancelled by
either party for any reason at any time.
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SUBMISSION OF QUALIFICATIONS STATEMENT
Qualifications Statement must be clearly marked AIRPORT STATEMENT OF
QUALIFICATIONS- PLANNING and submitted no later than 3:00 p.m. MST on Friday,
February 8, 2019 to:
City Of Idaho Falls
308 Constitution Ave
Idaho Falls, Idaho 83402
Work: (208) 612-8224
Fax: (208) 612-8517
Four (4) copies of the Qualifications Statement are required.
All questions must be directed by email no later than 5:00 p.m. MST. Friday, February 1,
Mr. Rick Cloutier
2140 N. Skyline Drive
Idaho Falls, Idaho 83402
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