With the forecast of resulting in investments of R $ 10 billion, the government will promote this week the auction of 22 airports, a railroad and five port terminals. Called by the government of Infra Week, the auction week begins today (7), with the concession of air terminals to the private sector for 30 years.
Divided into three regional blocks, the airports will be auctioned after 10 am at B3’s headquarters in São Paulo. The minimum bids will be R $ 130.2 million for the Southern Block, R $ 47.8 million for the Northern Block e R $ 8.1 million for the Central Block.
Consortia that offer the highest premium over the minimum price of each block will win. The amounts – minimum bid plus goodwill – will be paid immediately after the auction. From the fifth year of the contract, the consortia will have to pay the government a percentage of the revenue obtained each year, until the end of the contract.
The airports in Curitiba, Foz do Iguaçu (PR), Londrina (PR), Navegantes (SC), Joinville (SC), Bacacheri (PR), Pelotas (RS), Uruguaiana (RS) and Bagé (RS) are part of the South Block. . The Central Block comprises the airports of Goiânia, São Luís, Imperatriz (MA), Teresina, Palmas and Petrolina (PE). The airports of Manaus, Tabatinga (AM), Tefé (AM), Porto Velho, Rio Branco, Cruzeiro do Sul (AC), and Boa Vista are part of the North Block.
The 22 airports to be auctioned correspond to 11% of the national passenger air traffic, according to the National Civil Aviation Agency (Anac). The government estimates investments of R $ 6.1 billion in airports granted to the private sector, of which R $ 2.8 billion in the South Block, R $ 1.8 billion in the Central Block and R $ 1.4 billion in the North Block.
The terminal at the port of Pelotas (RS) is dedicated to cargo in general, especially wood logs, contributing to the pulp production logistics chain, and has an area of around 23 thousand m².
According to the Ministry of Infrastructure, the concessions for port terminals should result in investments of R $ 600 million by the private sector in modernization and improvements. The winner will be the one who offers the highest grant value.