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AERCO is a limited company with a capital of 1 billion CFA FRANCS.
SEGAP and Egis Airport Operation hold 55% of the shares, the Congolese State holds 15%, and two private Congolese shareholders
The company directly employs 235 people in addition to temporary workers or specialized personnel for the outsourcing of some services like fire prevention, cleaning, etc.
The turnover of AERCO is about 15 billion FCFA.
The prevailing history behind the creation of AERCO is a double faceted fact.
On the one hand, the willingness of the Congolese State to play a key role in air transport in Central Africa, by developing certifies airports in compliance with international standards. And on the other hand, pursuant to the recommendation of the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) to separate regulatory standard setting activities, Law, and Law compliance audit from the airport operation and management activities.
Thus, in 2009, following an international call for tenders for the management of the international airports of Brazzaville, Pointe-Noire and Ollombo, the Congolese State chose the Egis group, associated with the airport of Marseille through a company called SEGAP.
It was with this group that the Congolese State signed a concession contract, materialized in 2009 with the creation of AERCO, for the operation of the above mentioned airports. The concession came into force on April 1, 2011, for a period of 25 years. In this contract, the keywords of the concession are: operate, develop, maintain, keep, invest, and manage.