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Kuwait Airport prepares tenders for Phase I and II expansion


Kuwait Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) announced in early May-2009 that it has finalised the contracts and specifications for Phase I and Phase II development of Kuwait International Airport (KIA) Phase I and II cover a runway and taxiway extension, apron expansion, and aircraft hangars as well as a building for the DGCA Headquarters, fire stations and upgrades to airport approach roads. The DGCA is expected to tender the contracts shortly. [852 words]

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  • Kuwait International Airport 1Q09 traffic highlights
  • Kuwait International Airport Mar-2009 traffic highlights
  • Kuwait International Airport passenger numbers (millions) and growth (% change year-on-year): 2005-2008
  • Kuwait International Airport capacity breakdown by carrier (seats per week as % of total)
  • Kuwait Airport's recent route changes: 2009
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