Locals Priority For Employment At Bulacan Airport

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During the Bulacan Investment Forum organized by the Bulacan Chamber of Commerce and Industry (BCCI) held at Hiyas ng Bulacan Convention Center here Wednesday, Raoul Eduardo Romulo, chief finance officer and treasury head of San Miguel Holdings Corporation, said that Bulakenyos will be the priority in the hiring of workers for the construction.

“We will not hire anyone else until there is a qualified Bulakenyo to work for the project,” he said.

Romulo said there is a large number of professionals and skilled workers needed because aside from the airport, other projects such as the construction of the NMIA Airport Expressway and the extension of Skyway Stage 3 will also be implemented at the same time.

Based on the proposed plan, an eight-kilometer elevated NMIA Airport Expressway will be built from the 2,500-hectare airport to the North Luzon Expressway (NLEX) in Marilao area.

The Skyway Stage 3 from NLEX-Balintawak will also be extended to NMIA in Bulacan by crossing the rivers of Tullahan and Muzon.

Express trains will also be built from the NMIA to Quezon City and the extension of the MRT 7 from San Jose Del Monte to Bulakan.

“An express train will transport passengers to and from Bulacan, Quezon City, Manila, Navotas and Malabon,” Romulo said.

The NMIA will be a world-class facility with four parallel runways, upgradeable to six and with a state-of-the-art terminal building.

Romulo said the new airport will be a highly efficient airport with cheaper air travel costs and can host 60 aircraft per hour and per runway. Also, it can accommodate 100 million passengers annually once fully operational.

Based on the signed concession last Sept. 18 between the Department of Transportation (DOTR) and San Miguel Corporation, the San Miguel Aerocity Inc. was granted the task of handling the financing, design, construction, operations and maintenance of the Bulacan international airport. The concession period spans 50 years after the completion of construction of the first phase.

The new airport will be fully funded by private-equity, without government guarantee or subsidy or no cost to the government.

Meanwhile, Gregoria Simbulan, vice president for Central Luzon of the Philippine Chamber of Commerce and Industry (PCCI), said the chamber will help in the hiring of an initial 10,000 Bulakenyos to work at the airport.

The NMIA’s full operation, which is expected to begin in 2026, is seen to improve the quality of life in Bulacan and nearby provinces. (PNA)

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