PROS Architects and Planners

Clark Air Base & Its Extensions
Feasibility Study for Conversion

Project Title & Location
FEASIBILITY STUDY FOR THE CONVERSION OF CLARK AIR BASE AND ITS EXTENSIONS TO OTHER USES
Central Luzon, La Union and Baguio City

Client

LEGISLATIVE-EXECUTIVE BASES COUNCIL
University of the Philippines, Diliman
Quezon City

Project Completion

1990

Associated Firms

Design Management and Development Corporation
Center for Research and Communications Women's Education, Dev't, Productivity and Research Organization
Integrated Development Alternatives Proconsult, Inc.
Development Specialists, Inc.
Felipe Mendoza and Partners
Mandala Agricultural Development Corp. Research Conference Board
Center for Labor Studies
Cuervo Appraisers, Inc.
Sycip, Gorres, Velayo and Co.
DCCD Engineering Corporation
Shellink Planners, Inc.

Services Provided
- Setting of Vision and Conceptual Framework
- Coordination of all facets of the planning effort
- Preparation of studies on regional traffic and transport movement system
- Preparation of an integrated framework plan

The conversion program seeks the best alternative uses that minimize social and economic dislocations.

The total area originally occupied by the Unites States, known as Clark Air Base is 64,045 hectares. In 1979 ninety-two percent of the area reverted tot he Philippine Government. The Clark Air Base proper occupies 4,440 hectares.

The Clark conversion Sub-Program constitutes the following major components:

- Civil Aviation Complex located inside the CAB Proper is the centerpiece project;
- Industrial Estate is an export-oriented and airport-dependent facility. The Philippine Aerospace Complex fits well in the area;
- Complementary projects, privately led includes tourist estates, commercial complex, U.P. Central Luzon and a Science Business Park.
- Projects in the Reverted Baselands focus on agriculture, agro-industry and agro-forestry. Crow Valley will still be used by the Philippine Air Force.
- Skills and livelihood programs for base-dependent communities;
- Infrastructure projects as prerequisites to development.
- Encourage a Clark-Subic connection.