Aecom team lands $72m Riyadh airport expansion

Joint venture to aid King Khaled International Airport in Riyadh

Photo for illustrative purposes only
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Aecom is in a joint venture that has won a five-year, $72m contract for the redevelopment and expansion of King Khaled International Airport (KKIA) in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

Aecom will provide programme support as well as project and construction management services, including administration, project planning, design management and construction management.

“We are delighted to play an integral part in the expansion of the King Khaled International Airport,” said Aecom chairman and chief executive officer John Dionisio.

“Participating in this visionary project is a major achievement for Aecom, reflecting the continued advancement of our innovative aviation and construction services in the Middle East.”


The KKIA passenger terminals will be designed to give a future capacity of 30 million passengers annually, with provision of facilities including new domestic and international concourses, terminal renovation and new aprons.

The project is part of a programme led by the country’s General Authority of Civil Aviation to redevelop KKIA into a modern commercial airport designed to industry-leading standards

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