King Abdulaziz International Airport Expansion

King Abdulaziz International Airport Expansion

Jeddah, Saudi Arabia


A new airport expansion to increase the ever growing capacity demand for Jeddah.

Project Description

The new King Abdulaziz International Airport is three-stage development which started in September 2006 and is currently scheduled for completion in 2015. Three new terminal buildings, a high-speed rail link and a capacity for up to 80 million passengers a year are among the targets proposed for a new airport. The project is designed to increase the airport's capacity initially from 13 million passengers by 30 million passengers each year. The expansion includes airfield hard standing and paved areas, lighting, fuel network systems and storm water drainage network.

There will also be a newly constructed support services building, renovation of the existing South and North Terminals and upgrades to the existing runway and airfield systems to accommodate the Airbus A380.

The project this document covers consists of 2 packages:

Package 421: Terminal Complex, Air Traffic Control Tower and Supporting Facilities

Package 422: Aprons, Taxiways, Roads, Tunnels, Bridges, Load Centres and Infrastructure, Transportation Centre and Supporting Facilities


CML are employed by Saudi Binladen Group, to provide the complete Commissioning Management package for Mechanical, Electrical, ELV, Public Health and Specialist Services and HVAC Testing & Balancing Services.

Project Start and Completion Dates:

Main Works Construction Start - Q4 2010

Overall Project Site Completion - Q1 2015