The Government of Madagascar carried out a Tender call for a 28 years public concession financing the design, development, operation, and upkeep & maintenance of the Ivato and Nosy Bé airports.

The preliminary Works starting in Ivato in 2016 comprised :

  • Creation of an aircraft apron
  • 450m² extension and rehabilitation of the Presidental Pavillon (currently 525m²)
  • Creation of 2400m² carpark Works in Ivato (1.8M pax 2030)
  • Construction of a 17 500 m² new international terminal over two floors
  • Renovation and conversion of the current international terminal into a domestic terminal
  • Stregnthing of the 3100m long tarmac taxiway Works in Nosy Bé (.3 M pax)
  • Renovation of the current 7800m² terminal
  • Renovation of the current taxiway
  • Upgrading of the airport infrastructures


The independent engineering assignment is based on an investment over 3 phases.

Phase 1 takes place before the operation start-up :

  • Preliminary design review
  • Preliminary design review for the concrete and metal framework
  • Preliminary Works reception

Phase 2 takes place during the investment program and includes:

  • Construction design review
  • Works inspection (compliance, quality management, time management)
  • Project modification approval
  • Commissioning
  • Maintenance, airfield, operations and environment planning management guide review

Phase 3 corresponds to the year of completion:

  • Reserve elimination
  • Litigation settlement

Numerous technical aspects were involved in this project : airport planning, airport systems, structure, fire safety, fluids, and MEP (mechanical, electrical and plumbing).



Key figures

Total amout of the project :

135 000 000 €

Period of services

From september 2017 to june 2020

Key challenges

Independent Engineering Assignment