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Al Jaber to build Abha Airport

February 2015

ABU DHABI-BASED conglomerate Al Jaber Group said it has been awarded a contract to develop the Abha Airport project.

The project, which will come up in the capital of the Asir Province, includes a new 86,000-sq-m passenger terminal that can accommodate five million passengers annually, said Al Jaber.

It will also feature 20 passenger boarding bridges, an apron and parallel corridors to accommodate 26 planes simultaneously and car-parking buildings that can accommodate 2,800 cars. The project is expected to be completed in three years, it added (See also Contractors).

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