GACA – Prince Mohammed Bin Abdulaziz Airport Expansion – Al Madinah Province - Project Profile
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The General Authority of Civil Aviation (GACA) is undertaking the Prince Mohammad Bin Abdulaziz Airport Expansion project in Saudi Arabia.
The project involves the expansion of airport facilities. The project is being implemented in phases.
The first phase of the project involves the construction of a 150,000m2 second terminal, a new passenger lounge spanning 256,000m2, a new commercial facility, and 16 air bridges.
The second phase involves the construction of a new 172,000m2 passenger terminal, renovation of the existing runway and the construction of second runway, 10 air bridges, parking for 10 aircraft and a Haj Plaza for external pilgrims.
The third phase includes the construction of a new 84,000m2 passenger terminal, four air bridges, parking for 13 air crafts and a new runway.
The second and third phases of the project are planned to be implemented in future according to the traffic demands.
The project is being executed under Public Private Partnership (PPP) basis.
International Finance Corporation (IFC) was appointed as the commercial, technical, legal and financial consultant.
Scott Brownrigg has been appointed as the main architect while joint venture (JV) of Zuhair Fayez Partnership and Dorsch Consult was appointed as design consultants for the first phase of the project.
In August 2010, GACA had invited tenders to develop the first phase of the project. In October 2011, Tibah consortium led by TAV Airports Holding including Al Rajhi Holding Group and Saudi Oger was appointed to develop the first phase.
Medina Airport JV, a JV of TAV construction and Arabian Construction Company has been appointed as the main contractor for the project and CH2M Olayan and Halcrow Group Limited as consulting engineer.
Norton Rose Group has been appointed as the legal consultant and COWI as the technical advisor for the project. SMBC has been appointed as financial adviser to the sponsors and Atkins for the master plan and design works. Pascall + Watson appointed as the architectural sub-consultant to Atkins for the passenger terminal of the first phase of the project.
Facade Clad Tech has been appointed as facade sub-contractor, Moskay Mechanical engineers as a mechanical engineer, HB teknik as an electrical engineer, OSM with Cakit Engineering and URS as a structural engineer.
Riverclack (Ferrotech Egypt) in partnership with EMI INSAAT (EMI Contracting Industry & Trade Inc) were appointed as roofing sub-contractor for the first phase of the project.
Mott MacDonald has been appointed by Tibah consortium to provide traffic advisory and business plan consultancy services for the first phase of the project.
In January 2012, Tibah consortium commenced design works and in June 2012, the construction works on the project were commenced.
In July 2012, financial closure for the first phase of the project achieved and the Company had secured US$1,200 million funds from Arab National Bank, The National Commercial Bank and The Saudi British Bank.
In April 2015, construction works on the first phase was completed and officially opened on July 2, 2015.
The project is expected to be completed by 2035.
The project involves the expansion of the Prince Mohammad Bin Abdulaziz Airport to accommodate 40 million passengers per year including pilgrims in Medina, Saudi Arabia.
The US$2,400 million project includes the following:
1. Construction of a 150,000m2 second terminal
2. Construction of a 256,000m2 passenger lounge
3. Construction of a commercial facility
4. Construction of 16 air bridges
4. Renovation of the existing runway
1. Construction of a passenger terminal spanning 172,000m2
2. Construction of a second runway
3. Construction of 10 air bridges
4. Construction of parking for 10 aircrafts
5. Construction of a Haj Plaza for external pilgrims
1. Construction of a passenger terminal spanning 84,000m2