Kuwait’s Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) announces plans to spend nearly $8.2 billion on 14 strategic projects aimed at developing the country's main airport.
30 November 2021, 12:00 AM
31 December 2021, 12:00 AM
Kuwait has long wanted to update its airport facilities and it launched the largest development project in Kuwait International Airport's history – its ambitious new$8.2 billion master plan, according to Alarabiya reports.
The investment will transform it into an active regional center for air transport, passengers and cargo, Alarabiya reported, citing DGCA.
Projects include a new terminal that accommodates 25 million passengers annually at an estimated cost of $5 billion.
The rest of the budget will develop operations, air navigation and development, the third runway and control tower, aircraft catering building, and security services project.
Meanwhile, Kuwait Municipality is coordinating with the DGCA to allocate a site for the construction of a new airport in the northern region, noting that the establishment of the new airport was in line with the studies and proposals of the fourth structural plan.