Anticipated Sole Source Awards

The Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority is committed to transparency in all of its contracting programs. While we strive for full and open competition in the procurement of goods, services and construction wherever possible, per the Airports Authority’s Contracting Manual, the Airports Authority is authorized, with proper approval, notification and justification to award sole source contracts.

The following is a list of sole source contracts with an estimated value of over $50,000 which the Airports Authority anticipates awarding in the near future. In cases where the anticipated value does not exceed $200,000, notices will be posted a minimum of 15 calendar days prior to the anticipated contract award date. When the award value is anticipated to exceed $200,000, the notice will be posted for a minimum of 15 calendar days, after which it will be submitted to the Airports Authority’s Board of Directors for approval of the award.

If you believe that your firm can fulfill any of the anticipated contractual requirements listed below, please complete the Airports Authority's Statement of Capabilities Form, available below, and e-mail it to contracting@mwaa.com or hand deliver it to 2733 Crystal Drive, Arlington, VA 22202 prior to 5:00 PM on the posted deadline date.  All submissions shall be reviewed to determine if competition exists.

REQ-19-13314: Preventative Maintenance of EMT Equipment, National and Dulles Airports
Description: The Airports Authority requires preventative maintenance services of Lucas and LifePak cardiac and CPR devices at Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport and Washington Dulles International Airport Fire Stations.  Physio-Control is the sole provider for maintenance of this equipment.
Notice Date: July 17, 2019
Deadline for Capabilities Submittals: August 1, 2019
Anticipated Sole Source Award Date: September 2019
Anticipated Contractor for Sole Source Award: Physio-Control, Inc.
Icon-Acrobat.jpg Approved Procurement Justification Form (466 KB)

REQ-19-14627: Baggage Cart Concession, National and Dulles Airports
Description: The Airports Authority requires a concessionaire to provide self-serve baggage carts services at Ronald Reagan Washington National and Washington Dulles International airports. Smarte Carte is the sole provider of self-serve baggage cart services for airports in the United States.
Notice Date: July 11, 2019
Deadline for Capabilities Submittals: July 26, 2019
Anticipated Sole Source Award Date: Late September 2019
Anticipated Contractor for Sole Source Award: Smarte Carte
Icon-Acrobat.jpg Approved Procurement Justification Form (94 KB)

REQ-19-14021: GIS System and Applications Support
Description: The Airports Authority requires maintenance and technical support of existing GIS mapping and analytics platform at Ronald Reagan Washington National and Washington Dulles International Airports. ESRI is the sole provider for the ArcGIS software suite upgrades, patches and technical support.
Notice Date: June 26, 2019
Deadline for Capabilities Submittals: July 11, 2019
Anticipated Sole Source Award Date: Late July 2019
Anticipated Contractor for Sole Source Award: ESRI
Icon-Acrobat.jpg Approved Procurement Justification Form (104 KB)

REQ-19-13851: Exclusive Meeting Chalet for 2019 World Routes Conference
Description: The Airports Authority requires an "exclusive meeting chalet" for the 2019 World Routes Conference in Adelaide, Australia. The work includes designing, constructing, erecting, maintaining and breaking-down and removing the meeting chalet. In order to participate in the event, exhibitors must comply with "all the rules and regulations of the World Routes event venue, the Organizer (UBM), and all information relevant to building an Exclusive Meeting Chalet.” World Routes has designated Harry the Hirer as the preferred Contractor of the event.
Notice Date: June 11, 2019
Deadline for Capabilities Submittals: June 26, 2019
Anticipated Sole Source Award Date: June 27, 2019
Anticipated Contractor for Sole Source Award: Harry the Hirer
Icon-Acrobat.jpg Approved Procurement Justification Form (119 KB)

REQ-19-11434: Passenger Boarding Bridge Parts, Dulles Airport
Description: Washington Dulles International Airport maintains 54 passenger boarding jet bridges.  Each bridge provides 400 Hz Aircraft Ground Power as well pre-conditioned air and heat to the aircraft. The Ground Support Equipment System was purchased through full and open competition and found to be a reliable and dependable system in meeting the needs of the jet bridges used at Dulles Airport. The replacement parts are currently available through J & B Aviation, located in Palmetto, Florida who is part of the ITW/GSE family and the only seller of their products.
Notice Date: June 11, 2019
Deadline for Capabilities Submittals: June 26, 2019
Anticipated Sole Source Award Date: June 28, 2019
Anticipated Contractor for Sole Source Award: J & B Aviation
Icon-Acrobat.jpg Approved Procurement Justification Form (119 KB)

REQ-18-31476: FAA Approved Vehicle Movement Area Transponders, National and Dulles Airports
Description: The Airports Authority requires installation, licensing, testing, verification, training, warranty and five year operations support for FAA approved Vehicle Movement Area Transponders (VMATs) at Ronald Reagan Washington National and Washington Dulles International Airports. There is only one FAA approved VMAT system currently available, and Harris Corporation is the sole distributor of the system.
Notice Date: April 2, 2019
Deadline for Capabilities Submittals: April 17, 2019
Anticipated Sole Source Award Date: July 2019
Anticipated Contractor for Sole Source Award: Harris Corporation
Icon-Acrobat.jpg Approved Procurement Justification Form (435 KB)

1-18-C185: Gatekeeper Ground Transportation Management System, National and Dulles Airports
Description: The Airports Authority requires maintenance, repair and supplemental development of the proprietary Gatekeeper software that registers, tracks and monitors commercial vehicle movement at Ronald Reagan Washington National and Washington Dulles International Airports to include telephone software support and weekly remote monitoring of the system database.
Notice Date: July 11, 2018
Deadline for Capabilities Submittals: July 26, 2018
Anticipated Sole Source Award Date: July 2019
Anticipated Contractor for Sole Source Award: Gatekeeper Systems, Inc.
Icon-Acrobat.jpg Approved Procurement Justification Form (567 KB)

Statement of Capabilities Form

Icon-Acrobat.jpgStatement of Capabilities - Adobe Acrobat Format (15 KB)
Icon-Word.jpgStatement of Capabilities - Microsoft Word Format (67 KB)

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