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KUWAIT CITY, Jan 25: The Central Agency for Public Tenders (CAPT) has referred the bids presented for the construction, completion and furnishing of package No. 3 of the project for aircraft parking lots, runways, and service buildings for the new passenger building “Terminal 2” at Kuwait International Airport to the Ministry of Public Works to study and decide on it and give the necessary recommendations in this regard so that the winning company can be selected, reports Aljarida daily.
According to sources from the Ministry of Public Works, the ministry received nine bids, as per what was written in the list of competing prices. It will study them according to the technical and construction specifications set for that package to make the necessary recommendations regarding them within 30 days. The site of the third package of the project is located between the eastern and western runways, extending from building 2, and on an estimated area of 3.210 million square meters. It consists of aircraft parking, yards and corridors linked to the current runways, air service roads, service tunnels associated with Terminal 2, an electrical station, a food supply building, support building, and passenger traffic bridges.
The launch of the third package comes in line with the works implemented in the first and second packages of the project for the main building and its annexes, and the roads and services of the sites. These works are proceeding according to the plan to complete all works in parallel with each other.
The sources stressed that the project aims to increase the capacity of Kuwait International Airport to reach 25 million passengers annually, transform it into the latest regional hub in the region, use the latest technology in the field of aviation, implement the highest environmental standards, and achieve high levels of comfort and distinguished service for passengers