SAN JOSE (CBS SF) – San Jose should accept an offer by a major airport operator to build an $82 million private airport for executives of Google Inc. at Mineta San Jose International Airport, a city official said.

Signature Aviation, a British firm, wants to construct an executive terminal, hangars and ramp space “accommodating the largest business jets” for Mountain View-based Google at the San Jose airport, William Sherry, the city’s director of aviation, wrote in a memo.

A five-member evaluation panel of San Jose airport and other officials has chosen Signature’s plan, after giving it a rating of 991 out of a possible 1,000 points, over two other proposals deemed not acceptable, Sherry wrote in the memo, which recommended that the city select the offer.

Read more:

Follow IWB on Facebook and Twitter