KUWAIT: T2 biggest in GCC airport projects


The Kuwait International Airport Expansion Project (Terminal 2) ranks first among the five largest airports that are under construction in the Gulf Cooperation Council countries, with an estimated cost of $4.36 billion, reports Al-Anba daily quoting the Zawya website. The Zawya website, according to the daily, said work on the new passenger building project at Kuwait International Airport began in May 2017. The six-year contract is awarded to the Turkish company Limak which will have a capacity 13 million passengers annually, with the fl exibility to increase to between 25 and 50 million passengers in the future. The project consists of 3 phases — the first phase includes the new passenger building, the central power building, the water tank building, the security building, the infrastructure tunnel, and the electrical substations. The second phase includes service buildings, the roads leading to the new terminal building and the car park, and the third phase has to do with aircraft hangars, runways and service buildings.


Source: Civil Aviation Authority-Qatar