Several Japan-based airport operators have shown interest in bidding to operate the Yangon International Airport. The bidding groups, led by New Kansai International Airport Company Limited and Central Japan International Airport Company Limited, have cleared the preliminary screening; they will furnish the proposals by April 2013. Bidding is scheduled for the second half of 2013. In total, 11 groups will be participating in the bidding process. The selected bidder will handle the terminal’s management for a minimum of 30 years.