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Hill International to provide project management oversight services at Jeddah King Abdulaziz Airport

10-Jul-2012 1:17 PM

Saudi Arabia's General Authority of Civil Aviation awarded (09-Jul-2012) Hill International a contract to provide project management oversight services for the USD1.5 billion Jeddah King Abdulaziz International Airport (KAIA) improvement programme. The one-year contract has an estimated value to Hill of approximately SAR14.2 million (USD3.8 million). In response to a projected annual volume of 70-80 million passengers by 2035, KAIA embarked on a major improvement programme that includes a terminal facility with a capacity of 30 million annual passengers, a transportation centre and railway station to accommodate new high-speed rail serving Makkah and Madinah, a new air traffic control complex, taxiways, airside and landside road network, utilities networks and related support buildings. Hill will be providing project oversight, value engineering and training services during design and construction of the programme. [more - original PR]