Saudi Arabia Awards Airport Improvement Contracts

1 September 2010 (Last Updated September 1st, 2010 18:30)

Saudi Arabia has signed contracts worth SAR1.29bn ($343m) for the maintenance and operation of 25 airports in the country. Saudi Company for Limited Services and Mohammed Bin Laden Company have received a SAR253m ($67m) contract for Prince Abdul-Mohsen Bin Abdul Aziz Airport in Yanbu,

Saudi Arabia has signed contracts worth SAR1.29bn ($343m) for the maintenance and operation of 25 airports in the country.

Saudi Company for Limited Services and Mohammed Bin Laden Company have received a SAR253m ($67m) contract for Prince Abdul-Mohsen Bin Abdul Aziz Airport in Yanbu, Al-Baha Airport, Rabegh Airport, Taif Airport and GACA headquarters in Jeddah.

Al-Jawdah has received a ($75m) contract for Prince Mohammed Bin Abdul Aziz International Airport at Madina, Prince Abdul Majeed Bin Abdul Aziz Airport at Al-Ola, Hail, Tabuk and Al-Wajh Airports.

Arabian Bemco Contracting Company has received a SAR251m ($66m) contract to handle Arar, Turaif, Qurayat, Jouf and Rafha airports, according to Saudi Gazette.

Safari received the SAR254m ($67m) contract for work at Prince Salman Bin Abdul Aziz Airport at Dawadmi, Al-Hasa Airport, Qassim, Hafr Al-Baten and Wadi Al-Dawasser airports.

Saudi Bin Laden Group Company has received an operation and maintenance contract worth SAR251m ($66m) for King Abdullah Bin Abdul Aziz Airport in Jizan along with Bisha, Abha, Najran and Sharroura Airports.

The contract will also include security systems, air-conditioning, baggage claim areas, gangways and staircases to planes.