The North American subsidiary ofÂ Serco GroupÂ has been awarded two contractsÂ worth up toÂ $187 million combined to help the Federal Aviation AdministrationÂ carry out air traffic control work inÂ 11 states across the U.S.’ western region.
Serco Inc. will assign air traffic control specialists and safety managers to 58 towersÂ underÂ the FAA’s Contract Tower program and work to move aircraft at airportsÂ and surrounding airspaces, Serco said Thursday.
BothÂ potential five-year contractsÂ contain a one-year base period and four one-year options.
“Air traffic control towers provide vital services ensuring that airports are safer for pilots and passengers at airports across the country, ” saidÂ Dan Allen, chairman and CEO of Serco Inc. and an inductee into Executive Mosaic‘s Wash100 list for 2015.
Serco Inc. will also perform risk management and program management work under the contracts.