AECOM Joint Venture Awarded King Khaled Expansion Project

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Technical and management support services provider AECOM Technology Corporation has announced that a joint venture in which it participates has been awarded a five-year, US$72 million contract for the redevelopment and expansion of King Khaled International Airport (KKIA) in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

The project aims to increase the airport’s capacity to 30 million passengers a year.  AECOM will provide programme support, as well as project and construction management services, including administration; project planning; design management; construction management; information and data management; public relations and communications; financial management; contract management; operational readiness; and airport transfer coordination services.

AECOM’s Chairman and CEO John M Dionisio commented:  “Participating in this visionary project is a major achievement for AECOM, reflecting the continued advancement of our innovation aviation and construction services in the Middle East.”

The company will provide a new processing facility; new domestic, international and swing-capability concourses; terminal renovations; new aprons; temporary elements to maintain service during construction; and upgrading and expanding the main load centre with the associated utility connections.

The expansion, designed by a consortium led by architectural firm HOK and airport consultant NACO, is part of a wider programme led by Saudi Arabia’s General Authority of Civil Aviation to redevelop KKIA into a modern, commercial airport.


(Image:  HOK)

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One Response to AECOM Joint Venture Awarded King Khaled Expansion Project

  1. Steve Mukherjee says:

    Have worked in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia for the Royal Commission for Jubail and Yanbu. I will be delighted to work on this program. Please advise.

    Thank you.


    Steve Mukherjee
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