Saudi Arabia to issue tender for Al Qassim Airport extension
According to Thomson Reuters, the airport expansion is part of the transport development programme for Vision 2030
Saudi Arabia’s General Authority of Civil Aviation (Gaca) has reportedly approved plans for the expansion of Prince Nayef bin Abdul Aziz international airport in the kingdom's Al Qassim province.
According to Thomson Reuters, which cited Arabic publication Al-Watan, the project is part of the kingdom’s transport development programme for Vision 2030 and has been prompted by an increase in traffic and operational growth.
Gaca spokesman, Ibrahim Al-Rowsa, reportedly said: “Preparations to launch this project has been completed and we will issue tenders for the expansion and development of the airport soon.”
The spokesman added that Prince Nayef bin Abdul Aziz International Airport was among several Saudi Arabian airports slated for expansion.