Tag: Owen Roberts International Airport

Airport inconvenience ‘worth it in the long run’

Airport inconvenience ‘worth it in the long run’

| 24/02/2017 | 6 Comments

(CNS Business): The inconvenience people are currently facing at the Owen Roberts International Airport will “definitely be worth it in the long run when we will have a world-class terminal”, according to Cayman Islands Airports Authority (CIAA) CEO Albert Anderson. Having reached the quarte [...]

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Work steps up on airport expansion

Work steps up on airport expansion

| 23/09/2016 | 2 Comments

(CNS Business): Officials at Owen Roberts International Airport’s (ORIA) are warning passengers that work is stepping up at the facility on the renovation and expansion project. This means that travellers will see construction at both ends of the existing terminal over the next few weeks that w [...]

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Airport retail space up for grabs

Airport retail space up for grabs

| 16/08/2016 | 9 Comments

(CNS Business): As the Cayman Islands Airports Authority (CIAA) continues work on the redevelopment of Owen Roberts International Airport (ORIA), it is about to begin an open tender for all the retail spaces at the new facility, which is set to open in 2018. A total of seventeen potentially lucr [...]

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Brexit impact is unpredictable, says tourism minister

Brexit impact is unpredictable, says tourism minister

| 27/06/2016 | 2 Comments

(CNS Business): Tourism Minister Moses Kirkconnell has said it is too early to say how Britain’s exit from the European Union will impact the Cayman Islands’ tourism statistics, which after years of continuing growth are showing signs of decline due to the Zika outbreak. He said the [...]

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Airport progresses despite rain delaying work

Airport progresses despite rain delaying work

| 14/01/2016 | 1 Comment

(CNS): Workers have begun erecting the 29,000 square foot steel framed building at Owen Roberts International Airport, the first phase in the expansion plan, which is on schedule despite the weather. Heavy rains in December caused a few delays to the groundwork but the project is on track, acco [...]

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Airport begins search for builders

Airport begins search for builders

| 14/10/2015 | 7 Comments

(CNS): The Cayman Islands Airports Authority has started the process to find a general contractor to undertake the renovation and expansion of Owen Roberts International Airport terminal. Airport officials said the first step is to prequalify general contractors for the second but main phase o [...]

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Airport boss said project will be ‘challenging’

Airport boss said project will be ‘challenging’

| 11/09/2015 | 1 Comment

(CNS Business): Renovating and expanding the Owen Roberts International Airport while keeping it open to the public will be challenging, the Cayman Islands Airports Authority CEO Albert Anderson said Thursday, but the management will do all it can to minimise the impact on travellers. He said [...]

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Arch & Godfrey secures first airport contract

Arch & Godfrey secures first airport contract

| 08/09/2015 | 6 Comments

(CNS Business): The contract to develop the first phase of the renovation of the George Town airport has been won by local construction firm Arch & Godfrey. The $3.6 million contract for this first part of the more than $40 million long-awaited project to redevelop Owen Roberts International [...]

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CIAA invites bids for ORIA baggage area

CIAA invites bids for ORIA baggage area

| 26/06/2015 | 0 Comments

(CNS Business): It’s been more than three months since the plans to upgrade and expand Owen Roberts International Airport were revealed, and now the Cayman Islands Airport Authority (CIAA) is taking bids from construction firms as to who will be in charge of creating the first phase of the majo [...]

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Airport reveals designs for new look

Airport reveals designs for new look

| 30/05/2015 | 2 Comments

(CNS Business): The Cayman Islands Airports Authority (CIAA) has unveiled the drawings for the $55 million upgrade and expansion project at Owen Roberts International Airport (ORIA). Airport officials said they were impressed by the interior conceptual drawings for the project, which have been do [...]

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