$52.8M Air Cargo Charter for AlaskaMar 26, 2009 15:17 UTC by Defense Industry Daily staff
Lynden Air Cargo, LLC, of Anchorage, AK received a $52.8 million firm-fixed-price requirements contract to obtain air cargo service from Elmendorf Air Force Base, AK, to Shemya and various points throughout the state of Alaska from Apr 1/09, to March 31/10. the contract also has 4 one-year options, which could extend performance to March 31/14. This contract was a competitive acquisition, with only one bid received by United States Transportation Command’s Directorate of Acquisitions at Scott Air Force Base, AK (HTC711-09-D-0015).
Lynden flies L-382s, cvilian versions of the military’s C-130H cargo aircraft. The Pentagon’s DefenseLINK, which sometimes finds the US Postal abbreviations as confusing as others do, adds, “Both Lynden Air Cargo and Elmendorf Air Force Base are in Alaska vice Arkansas.”