An official announcement has been received calling on tenders for the construction of Qatar’s Airport City project, as reported by The Peninsula. The project will not be possible before 2016-end, according to Chairman of Qatar Civil Aviation Authority (QCAA).
The multi-billion riyal Airport City project will have four circular zones, namely, Business District, Aviation Campus, Logistics District and Residential District – connected by a Green Spine parallel to the second runway of Hamad International Airport (HIA).
Abdul Aziz Mohammad Al Noaimi, chairman, QCCA said: “Work on the final phase of HIA will begin by the end of next year, which will take another two to three years to complete the new airport project.”
The Phase One of the airport, built at a cost of about US$15.5bn, comprises of a three-storey Terminal 1, three concourses with 22 remote gates and 41 contact gates, six of which have been specifically designed to cater to A380 (Superjumbo).