Abu Dhabi Airports Company (ADAC) appointed today Taylor Woodrow International Construction LLC to carry out major expansion works at Abu Dhabi International Airport.
The new contract is part of the capacity Enhancement program (CEP) at the Capital’s airport to accommodate the growing traffic at its facilities.
The £14.8m (AED 84,040,082) joint venture between Taylor Woodrow and Abu Dhabi contractor Fibrex Construction Group will see extensive upgrades at the airport’s Terminal 3. Commencing in March 2013, the 12 months’ project includes the addition of two new passenger buildings and a link bridge.
A 6,015 square meter bus gates building will provide a lounge area for 2,000 passengers and serve as the transfer facility between Terminal 3 and remote aircraft parking positions. The building’s first floor will be fitted with a 3,200 square meter Etihad Business Lounge. Additionally, a steel framed, passenger link bridge will connect the building with Terminal 3’s departures level.A second building will house the transfer passenger screening facilities. The steel framed structure will add 2,700 square meters to the existing terminal with matching architectural expression. The full project is planned to be completed and delivered by February 2014.