Hill Intl to manage $18.3m Bahrain airport upgrade

Firm charged with delivering $980m upgrade of country's main airport

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Hill International has won an $18m contract from Bahrain's Ministry of Transportation to oversee the country's recently-announced airport modernisation programme.

The work will involve a "comprehensive" redevelopment of Bahrain's International Airport to boost capacity. The cost of the upgrade has been estimated at around $980m and once complete will boost capacity to 13.5m passengers a year.

Bahrain's Minister for Transportation, HE Eng Kamal Bin Ahmed Mohammed, said: "Hill International are on board to ensure the Airport Modernization Program stays firmly on track. We are committed to the development of an airport that fully matches the future demands of the Bahrain economy.”

Hill International senior vice-president and Middle East managing director, Mohammed Al-Rais, said: “We are delighted to be appointed for this vital project. We are fully committed to the quality and timescale of this development while adhering to the best international standards.”

 

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