08/27/2013 12:00 AM

LAWA Issues RFQ for Fixed-Base Operators

(Van Nuys, Calif.) – Los Angeles World Airports (LAWA) has issued a Request for Qualifications (RFQ) seeking firms interested in operating as a Fixed-Base Operator (FBO) at Van Nuys Airport. It’s anticipated that two FBO areas will be made available for lease through future RFP’s that would follow the RFQ process. FBO services would include leasing land and buildings, serving the needs of subtenants and developing and investing in new facilities.

"As one of the world’s busiest general aviation airports with over 260,000 operations last year, we enjoy a great reputation for the quality and variety of aviation services we offer to the many private, government and corporate aircraft that use Van Nuys Airport every day," said Airport Manager Jess L. Romo.

To download a complete copy of the RFQ, interested parties may navigate to the City of Los Angeles Business Assistance Virtual Network (BAVN) and register for a free account at

RFQ Statements of Qualifications are due to LAWA at the address indicated in the RFQ no later than 3 p.m. on October 28, 2013.

About Van Nuys Airport:

VNY is one of three airports owned and operated by Los Angeles World Airports (LAWA), a self-supporting branch of the City of Los Angeles, governed by a seven-member Board of Airport Commissioners who are appointed by the mayor and approved by the Los Angeles City Council.

One of the world's busiest general aviation airports, VNY serves as a valued San Fernando Valley resource, providing ongoing leadership in general aviation, business and community service. Dedicated to noncommercial air travel, VNY had

over 260,000 operations in 2012. More than 100 businesses are located on the 730-acre airport, including five major fixed-base operators and numerous aviation service companies.

Annually, the airport contributes approximately $1.3 billion to the Southern California economy and supports over 12,000 jobs. In addition, VNY provides programs to benefit local residents, along with educational initiatives and aviation-related career and training opportunities. For more information, visit , follow us at or

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