Bangor International Airport has won a $ 64 million contract from the federal government to supply fuel to planes for the military and a host of civilian federal agencies.
The contract essentially allows the airport to continue to serve military aircraft, which represent a major source of traffic.
The Defense Logistics Agency, a sub-agency of the Department of Defense that manages and procures supplies, weapons, fuel and other logistics for military branches, announcement the price Friday.
The award grants Bangor Airport a four-year contract to supply fuel to the US Air Force, Marines Corps, military, navy and other civilian agencies. The contract ends on March 31, 2025.
“This was a competitive acquisition with 116 responses received,” said the Defense Logistics Agency.
The contract allows Bangor International Airport to continue its long-standing relationship with the military, providing fuel at a fixed rate per gallon, said Aimée Thibodeau, director of marketing and business development for the international airport. from Bangor.
The defense agency awarded Bangor International Airport $ 38 million in military supply contracts in 2013 and 2017.