Hill International Selected for PMCM Services for Expansion of Hamad International Airport
PHILADELPHIA and DOHA, Qatar, May 14, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Hill International (NYSE:HIL), the global leader in managing construction risk, announced today it was selected to provide project management and construction management services for the expansion of Hamad International Airport (HIA) in the State of Qatar.
The project features the expansion of the existing passenger terminal complex, additional e-gates, a remote transfer baggage facility, new duty free and passenger amenity areas, new lounges and lounge and hotel fit-out, additional taxiways, stands and aprons, new and expanded fuel farms, support facilities, and associated infrastructure. According to the Hamad International Airport Expansion Project Steering Committee, HIA’s project will increase the capacity of the airport to more than 53 million passengers annually.
Positioned at the edge of the Arabian Gulf, HIA includes two runways, a state-of-the-art air traffic control tower, maintenance hangars, a cargo terminal, a catering facility, an Emiri Terminal, and a passenger terminal with over 40,000 SM of combined retail, food, and beverage facilities, among other amenities and support. It recently ranked as the fourth best airport in the world and ‘Best Airport in the Middle East’ for the fifth year in a row at the SKYTRAX World Airport Awards. The expansion supports the growth and success of the national carrier, Qatar Airways, and Hamad Airport, as well as Qatar’s hosting of the FIFA World Cup in 2022.
“Hill International has long been a go-to firm for providing Project and Construction Management services for major projects in the aviation sector, as this project award reaffirms,” said Hill’s Abdo Kardous, PE, Regional President, Middle East. “As Hamad International Airport continues ascending in international importance, we look forward to providing the expertise and responsiveness needed to meet our client’s requirements.”
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