Kuwait: MPW announces execution of Phase 2 of new passenger terminal
The Ministry of Public Works announced the follow-up of the implementation of Phase 2 of the new passenger terminal at the Kuwait International Airport (T2), on a 120,000 square meters, which is being carried out by Limak Holding, the Turkish company. The contract is worth 169 million dinars, reports say.
The ministry said in a press statement the second phase of the project consists of a multi-storey car park building with a capacity of 5,000 parking lots, a road network system, departures and arrivals bridges, with 4 lanes either way, and other service buildings, including a water treatment plant, sanitation, and rainwater storage tanks.
The ministry indicated it spares no effort to ensure completion of the second phase of project on time that coincides with the completion of the first phase of the new T2 project at the Kuwait International Airport. Informed sources said the third phase of the project includes aircraft hangars and service buildings, which are located between the eastern and western runways, extending from the new passenger building on an area estimated to be 1,300 million square meters consisting of aircraft hangars, linked to the current aircraft runways, roads for air services and tunnels.
The services associated with the main building, is a power station and service buildings. The three phases are scheduled to be completed in parallel and according to a specific timetable, as the ministry considers the airport project to be one of the strategic projects implemented by the Ministry of Public Works for the Directorate-General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) with the aim of developing the air transport sector in the country during the next 50 years.