INVITATION TO BID – Bid #22-5517

NAVAID Upgrades

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the City of Naples Airport Authority (NAA) invites sealed bids from qualified Contractors to perform the following work, which is described in detail in the Bid Documents, which may be obtained by clicking the following links:

APF NAVAID Upgrades_Project Manual_BidSet_20220914

APF NAVAID Upgrades_Plans_BidSet_20220914

Naples NAVAID Upgrades Addendum No 1 9-20-2022

Naples NAVAID Upgrades Addendum No 2 9-23-2022

Bid Opening Location:     Naples Airport, 160 Aviation Drive North – 2nd Floor Larson Conference Room, Naples, Florida 34104

Bid Submittal Deadline:   Friday, October 14, 2022 at 10:00 am ET

The City of Naples Airport Authority is seeking sealed bids for the NAVAID Upgrades Project at Naples Airport. This project consists of upgrades to the existing airfield navigational aids, including removal of existing electrical equipment and cabling, construction of a new low voltage duct bank system for airfield NAVAIDS, interface to existing duct bank system, and installation of new feeder circuits for each NAVAID (PAPIs and REILs) from the electrical vault to the respective NAVAID. The project also includes replacement of the existing PAPIs at each runway end with new, LED PAPIs, replacement of existing REILs at each runway end with new, LED REILs, and associated work. The project also includes modifications and installation of new equipment at the electrical vault and ancillary and incidental activities necessary to complete the work in accordance with the specifications and drawings.

All interested prime contractors are strongly urged to attend a Pre-Bid Conference scheduled for Thursday, September 22, 2022 at 10:00 a.m. ET at the Naples Airport, General Aviation Terminal, 2nd Floor Larson Conference Room, 160 Aviation Drive North, Pilots Lounge, 250 Aviation Drive S. Naples, Florida 34104 or on ZOOM. Please see Addendum NO 1 for instructions..

Questions may be submitted until 5:00 pm, Wednesday, October 5, 2022 to Mike Harris at as a Microsoft Word document. No questions will be accepted after that time. Answers to all questions will be compiled into an addendum and posted at on Friday October 7, 2022. Proposers are encouraged to monitor the Naples Website for posting of Addenda up until the submittal deadline.

Bidders shall not contact City of Naples Airport Authority Employees, Agents, City of Naples Elected Officials, or the Engineer to discuss the project.

Prospective Bidders shall make sure that bids are mailed or delivered to the City of Naples Airport Authority, (address above) no later than the deadline specified, using the forms furnished with and conforming to the requirements of the Bid Documents. A bid bond or certified cashier’s check payable to the City of Naples Airport Authority, equal to five percent (5%) of the total bid amount must be enclosed with the bid. The NAA assumes no responsibility for bids received after the bid submittal time or at any location other than that specified, no matter what the reason. Late bids will not be opened and will not be considered for award. No bidder may withdraw his bid within a period of ninety (90) days after the actual date of opening thereof.
All bidders are advised that the project will be funded in part by an Airport Improvement Plan grant, therefore typical Federal mandatory provisions will apply to the contract. Among these are:

  • Buy American
  • Foreign Trade Restrictions
  • Davis Bacon
  • Affirmative Action
  • Government-wide Debarment and Suspension
  • Government-wide Requirements for a Drug-free Workplace
  • Disadvantaged Business Enterprise

A full listing along with the text of the referenced provisions is included in the contract documents and specifications.
All Bidders must be licensed in accordance with Florida Laws. The Authority recognizes fair and open competition as a basic tenet of public procurement. Respondents doing business with the Authority are prohibited from discriminating on the basis of race, color, creed, national origin, handicap, age or sex. The NAA has a progressive Disadvantaged, Minority, and Women-Owned Business Enterprises Program in place and encourages Disadvantaged, Minority, and Women-Owned Business Enterprises to participate in its RFB process.
The City of Naples Airport Authority reserves the right to waive any formalities, technicalities, or irregularities in; or reject any or all Bids; or to re-advertise for Bids and award or refrain from awarding the Contract for the Work.
The City of Naples Airport Authority adheres to the American with Disabilities Act and will make reasonable modifications for access to Airport services, programs and activities. Please call (239) 643-0733 for further information. Requests must be made at least 48 hours in advance of the event in order to allow the NAA time to provide the requested services.

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