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‘14 projects worth $8.2b underway’

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KUWAIT CITY, Nov 6: The Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) confirmed that the implementation of 14 projects is ongoing at a total cost of $8.2 billion to develop Kuwait International Airport, as part of the DGCA’s vision and strategy for the years 2021 to 2041 to transform the country into a regional hub for air transport, passengers and cargo services, reports Al-Anba daily. In a press statement, the DGCA revealed that the largest development project is the new passenger terminal (T2); which could accommodate 25 million passengers annually and designed based on international standards at a total cost of $5 billion.

The directorate enumerated other projects as follows:
■ Passenger terminal (T4) — designed to accommodate 5.4 million passengers at a total cost of $187 million,
■ Kuwait Cargo City at a cost of $120 million,
■ Operation and management of T2 at a cost of $950 million,
■ Air Navigation Project and the development of its services at a cost of $83 million,
■ The third runway and control tower at a cost of $600 million,
■ New runway with a capacity of 650,000 flights annually at a cost of $667 million,
■ The building allocated for businessmen at a cost of $40 million dollars,
■ Securing ground handling services at a cost of $83 million
■ 13 projects to develop navigation and meteorological systems at the airport at a total cost of $273 million dollars,
■ Establishment of gas stations and support services at the airport at a total cost of $75 million.

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