Cape Girardeau leaders approve plan to build new airport terminal

City Council votes on bid to build new airport terminal
Published: Dec. 5, 2022 at 3:43 PM CST
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CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. (KFVS) - The Cape Girardeau City Council approved a design build contract with KCI Construction at Monday night’s meeting for a new airport terminal at the city’s airport.

The airport board brought the proposal to the council.

KCI was one of three companies who bid on the project.

The proposals ranged from 12 million to over 15 million dollars.

KCI’s bid was $12,016,000 dollars.

The new terminal will be built adjacent to the current terminal just north of the control tower.

The cost of the project is being covered by various grants from the Department of Transportation.

To be eligible those grants, the project must be finished by June of 2024.

CIty Council is expected to award the contract to a firm from the St. Louis Area at Monday night’s meeting.

KCI was one of three company who submitted a bid to design and build the new terminal.

The Cape Girardeau Regional Airport shared concept drawings for the new airport terminal back in May.