GACA – King Abdulaziz International Airport Expansion – Saudi Arabia - Project Profile

GACA – King Abdulaziz International Airport Expansion – Saudi Arabia - Project Profile

  • March 2018 •
  • 12 pages •
  • Report ID: 4907090
Synopsis
"GACA – King Abdulaziz International Airport Expansion – Saudi Arabia - Project Profile" contains information on the scope of the project including project overview and location. The profile also details project ownership and funding, gives a full project description, as well as information on contracts, tendering and key project contacts.

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Summary
General Authority of Civil Aviation (GACA) is undertaking King Abdulaziz International Airport Expansion Project at the existing King Abdulaziz International Airport in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia.

The project involves the expansion of airport from 15 million passengers per year to 80 million passengers per year.It includes the construction of 46 contact gates, 94 boarding bridges, double-deck A380 access, lounges, an airside hotel, food and retail facilities, baggage handling system by adding 60km of belts, and automated people movers.

It also includes the construction of a transportation centre featuring a rail station, a 136m high air traffic control tower, taxiways, roads, tunnels, utility networks, support facilities, fuel tank farm, internal gardens, and walkways.

The project is planned to be undertaken in three phases.

In February 2011, construction activities on the first phase were commenced.

In the fourth quarter of 2011, Areen was appointed as the interior designer.

In April 2012, Habtoor Leighton Group (HLG) in joint venture with TAV Construction and Al Rajhi Holding was awarded Design-Build contract for new maintenance, repair and overhaul facility (MRO).

Netherlands Airports Consultants B.V. (NACO), Aeroports de Paris has been appointed as master planner, Buro Happold and Fluor Corporation as lead consultant, VBTM Associates Ltd as design consultant, Vanderlande Industries as baggage handling system and Nexans as airfield lighting cables supply contractor; Saudi Oger – Murray & Roberts Joint Venture as Tunnels construction contractor and Almabani General Contractors Co. as airfield facilities upgrade contract.

Lakesmere Ltd has been appointed to undertake some 350,000m2 of copper shine Kalzip aluminium standing seam roofing covering the airport’s new passenger terminal building, railway station, air traffic control center, and the main rescue and fire fighting station.

In July 2012, Hill International was appointed as the Project Management contractor and would be providing project oversight, value engineering, and training services during design and construction.

Bongkyung Construction Co., Ltd was appointed as the construction contractor for the Deportees Terminal and Security Building.

In April 2014, Saudi Binladin appointed Maytas Infra Saudi Arabia Co. (MISA), a subsidiary of IL&FS Engineering and Construction to undertake the construction of road drainage works including excavation, steel reinforcement, concrete works, erection, and backfilling for the first phase.

In May 2016, 80% of construction activities were completed on the first phase.

In May 2017, 88% of construction work was completed on the first phase and Singapore Changi Airport Group has been appointed as management contractor.

In July 2017, 90% of construction activities were completed on the first phase.

In March 2018, GACA canceled the management contract with Singapore Changi Airport Group

Construction activities on the first phase are expected to be completed by 2018, with commercial operations to start by mid-2018.

Construction activities on the entire project are expected to complete in the fourth quarter of 2035.

Scope
The project involves the expansion of King Abdulaziz International Airport from 15 million passengers per year to 80 million passengers per year in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia.

The US$7,200 million project includes the following:
1. Construction of 670,000m2 terminal with 94 aircraft bays
2. Construction of 46 contact gates
3. Construction of 94 boarding bridges
4. Construction of taxiways, roads, tunnels and utility networks
5. Construction of a 133m airport control tower
6. Construction of 8,200-capacity car park
7. Construction of three power generation and cooling centers
8. Construction of data administration centers
9. Construction of infrastructure and road networks

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Country=SaudiArabia Industry=AirTransport ParentIndustry=HeavyIndustry Date=201803 Publisher=Timetric Price=1000