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Work on Saudi Arabia's Al-Jouf Int'l Airport to begin in Sept 2019

Governor of Al-Jouf, Prince Faisal bin Nawaf bin Abdulaziz, reviews 4.7ha project that will take two years to build

Airport construction will be carried out in Saudi Arabia.
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Airport construction will be carried out in Saudi Arabia.

The Governor of Al-Jouf, Prince Faisal bin Nawaf bin Abdulaziz, said work on Saudi Arabia's 4.7ha Al-Jouf International Airport was scheduled to begin in September 2019, with construction on the facility set to last for two years.

According to Saudi Arabia's state news agency, SPA, the governor reviewed the final development design of the airport during a meeting where he was joined by the president of Saudi Arabia’s General Authority of Civil Aviation (Gaca), Abdulhadi Al Mansouri; undersecretary of the governorate, Hussein Al Sultan; and special advisor to the governor, Dr Ahmed Al Senani.

Al-Jouf International Airport project is part of the Unified Model Projects, approved by Gaca as a pattern for the construction of numerous airports in the country.

The governor said that the aviation facility would also create job opportunities in Saudi Arabia.

The airport will include an airside building spanning 2.2ha, and a 2.3ha passenger terminal. 

Al Mansouri said that the development would also entail the construction of 14 parking bays. 

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