Kuwait awards $61m contract for development of new passenger terminal at KIA

Contract will include work on the design and expansion of runway adjacent to new terminal

Abu Dhabi-based NFT recently supplied 26 cranes for the KIA $4.3bn terminal project

Kuwait has awarded a $61 million contract for the development of its new passenger terminal (T2) at the Kuwait International Airport, it has been announced.

According to a report by Kuwait News Agency (KUNA), Hussam Al Roumi, the Minister of Public Works and Minister of State for Municipal Affairs, signed the deal, which includes work on the design and expansion of the runway adjacent to T2.

Al Roumi said in a statement to KUNA that the first contract includes the design and expansion of the runway, and that the second, third, fourth and fifth contracts include small construction works, and maintenance of roads and other airport infrastructure facilities was also part of the contract.

He added that these kinds of projects fit into the overall vision of Kuwait’s leadership for Vision 2035, which aims to turn the GCC state into a financial and commercial hub.

On July 4, 2018, HH the Emir, Sheikh Sabah Al Ahmad Al Jaber Al Sabah, patronised and attended the opening of Kuwait International Airport’s new terminal (T4), which cost $174.5 million.


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