KUWAIT CITY, Oct 7: The government of Kuwait plans to work on three airports in Kuwait between 2017 to 2020, reports Al-Anba daily. The first is the Kuwait International Airport, which is carried out by a Turkish Limak Construction at a cost of KD 1.312 billion. The support airport or what is called (T4) will be built at a cost of KD 60 million and the Al-Jazeera passenger terminal at a cost of KD 14 million. The total cost of construction of the three airports is KD 1.446 billion.
The source added the T4 and the Al-Jazeera passenger terminal are expected to be completed by mid- 2018, while the new Kuwait International Airport will be ready by 2020. The sources pointed out following the completion of these airports Kuwait expects to make a qualitative leap of the highest level in terms of services. The sources pointed out the three airports will employ a total of 5,000 workers and will have parking facilities for more than 20,000 cars.
The source added a contract is expected to be signed with international companies during in the near future to manage the three airports in coordination with the regulatory authorities in the State.