Contract Awarded for Kuwait International Airport New Terminal building (KIA-T2) PPP Project

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The Directorate General of Civil Aviation has awarded Limak Construction the contract for the development of Kuwait International Airport New Terminal building (KIA-T2) Project.

The project aims to gain Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED). The terminal will be developed under three phases to enhance the capacity to between 25 million and 50 million passengers a year. 

The new terminal building is the main element in the expansion plan of Kuwait International Airport. The terminal building package also includes the construction of a central power building, water tank building, security building, infrastructure tunnel and electrical substations.

  • A US$4.3 billion construction contract was awarded to Turkish company Limak;
  • project management contract was secured by Ineco;
  • contract to study, design, and supervise the new passenger terminal building construction was awarded to Gulf Consult, in association with Foster+Partners, (UK). Arup (UK), NACO, and Parsons Brinckerhoff (UK/Kuwait) are the specialist sub-consultants for the project;
  • Limak appointed Robert Bird Group (RBG) to provide construction engineering services;

Construction of the new terminal started in May 2017 and T2 is expected to begin operations in 2023.


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