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Abu Dhabi Airports receives Executive Council approval to construct midfield terminal complex

2-Feb-2012 10:01 AM

UAE's Abu Dhabi Airports Company (ADAC) announced (01-Feb-2012) it received approval from the Abu Dhabi Executive Council for the construction of the new Midfield Terminal Complex (MTC) at Abu Dhabi International Airport. The Midfield Terminal Building (MTB) is expected to "go live" in 1H2017. The 700,000sqm terminal building will initially handle 27-30 million passengers p/a. Tenders for the construction of the terminal were received in Nov-2011. Construction of the MTB is planned to commence during 2Q2012. ADAC is currently evaluating tenders for the appointment of a general contractor for MTB and an award will be announced in due course. Further works are currently being prepared or are in process for the airfield construction, deep utilities and services and other crucial support facilities. [more - original PR]