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New International Airport for Serving Pilgrims to Makkah in the nearby city of Taif

May 10, 2014



Project Status: Active Project Phase: Tendering & bidding - Construction Project Location: Taif, Saudi Arabia Facility Type: Airport Scope of Work: To Build a New International Airport for Serving Pilgrims to Makkah in the nearby city of Taif. Background: It aims to award a contract in the first half of 2015. The project will be developed on a build-operate-transfer (BOT) basis. The airport will serve visitors for the annual Hajj, as well as Umrah, a lesser pilgrimage to Mecca, which can be performed at any time of the year. GACAs board has approved the project and is working with the International Financing Corporation (IFC), the consulting wing of World Bank, to help prepare the tender. The existing airport at Taif serves domestic flights. Latest Events: May 2014- Saudi Arabia is planning to build a new international airport for serving pilgrims to Makkah in the nearby city of Taif. The General Authority for Civil Aviation (GACA) is preparing a tender and will ask consortia of international and local companies to bid to develop the airport.

Project completion date : 2015-05-31 12:00:00

Major organization : GENERAL AUTHORITY FOR CIVIL AVIATION (GACA)

Address : Bin Malek Street Old Airport Area 887 Jeddah 21421 www.gaca.gov.sa



Country :Saudi Arabia

Email : gaca-info@gaca.gov.sa

Financier address : Consultant: International Financing Corporation (IFC)


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Source: TendersInfo (India)


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