Deadline for Dubai Airport T2 project loomsby Rana Jimaa on Jun 21, 2011
$6b expansion plans for Dubai Airports
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Contractors hoping to prequalify for work on Dubai International Airport's Terminal 2 expansion project have two days to get their paperwork in.
The DACC opened the process earlier this year, with work covering the terminal’s superstructure, MEP (mechanical, electrical, and plumbing), SAS, finishes and site works.
The work will compliment other expansion projects at Dubai International Airport and, once completed in 2020, will drive annual airport capacity to 90m, a significant increase from the current 60m passengers.
The closing date for tender submissions is noon, June 23, 2011.
The GCC aviations ector is undergoing a massive growth period. Gulf nations are set to spend $90bn on airport development by 2020, with eight new runways and the refurbishment and expansion of airports and military bases.
Dubai has allocated $10bn for airport projects while Abu Dhabi has set aside $6.8bn, Qatar $11bn, Jeddah $1.5bn, Muscat $1.2bn and approximately $2.1bn in Kuwait.
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