MoTC – Ras Al Hadd Airport – Ash Sharqiyah North - Project Profile

MoTC – Ras Al Hadd Airport – Ash Sharqiyah North - Project Profile


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The Ministry of Transport and Communications (MoTC) is undertaking the construction of an Airport in Ash Sharqiyah, Oman.

The project involves the construction of an international airport and is being implemented in three phases:

The first phase includes the construction of a 10km road leading to the airport. It includes the establishment of a roundabout on the road to Ras al Hadd-Asila, in addition to building passages to drain wadi’s waters.

Desert Line Projects has been appointed as major contractor for the first phase of the project.

In July 2008, the construction works started on the first phase and completed in January 2010.

The second phase of the project includes civil works such as the construction of a 4,000m airstrip and the installation of aircraft landing instruments.

It will include the construction of aircraft parking spaces, the settlement of the surface of the airport and the installation of signboards, fuel injection system for aircraft and fuel pump, warning notes, protective barriers, fences and metal reflectors.

In October 2008, ADPI was appointed as PMC contractor for the project.

On October 22, 2009, Omani engineering and contracting firm Galfar Engineering was awarded the US$104.5 million construction contract for the second phase of the project.

The third and final phase includes the construction of a terminal with a total built up area of 8,130m2 and will be able to handle 500,000 passengers annually.

It will also include the construction of a 38m high air traffic control tower, 4km long and 75m wide runway, 10km access road, a taxiway and apron systems, baggage handling and security systems, boarding bridges, six aircraft stands,19 check-in counters, four self-service check-in kiosks, Arrivals Carousel and a parking facility for 225 cars.

On February 17, 2010, Indra was awarded the contract to install the new air traffic control system.

On November 8, 2010, Thales was awarded a contract to supply, install and commission Navigational Aids Systems, which includes ILS(1) /DME(2) systems and DVOR(3) /DME systems.

Gulf Engineering Consultancy in a joint venture with Pryde Schropp Mc Comb Inc. was appointed as lead consultant for design and supervision of civil works, runway, and terminal building.

In September 2013, the construction tender for the third phase was re-issued with a submission deadline of November 4, 2013.

In December 2013, MoTC canceled a tender package for selecting a contractor to construct the terminal building (Phase III). It is also not known whether the ministry is contemplating to redesign the terminal building once again or change the features of Ras Al Hadd airport.

In December 2015, construction works on the second phase are completed.

Oman Airports Management Company(OAMC) was appointed as pmc contractor.


The project involves the construction of an airport in Ras Al Hadd village in Ash Sharqiyah, Oman.

The US$520 million project includes the following:

1. Construction of a passenger terminal building with 8,130m2 gross floor area

2. Construction of a 38m high air traffic control tower

3. Construction a 4km long and 75m wide runway

4. Construction of a parking area of 225 cars

5. Construction of a 10km long access road

6. Construction of a taxiway and apron systems

7. Construction of baggage handling and security systems

8. Construction of boarding bridges

9. Construction of six aircraft stands

10. Construction of 19 check-in counters

11. Construction of four self-service check-in kiosks

12. Construction of Arrivals Carousel

13. Installation of elevators

14. Installation of security systems

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