Airport Construction

Positioned between the Western and Eastern hemispheres, the Gulf region continues to push ahead with its ambitions to capitalise on its strategic location and boost its infrastructure as a major global aviation hub.

The Middle East has seen a huge increase in air traffic numbers in recent years and has had to build support infrastructure to accommodate this surge. And RMD Kwikform has been at the heart of this growth, says a spokesman for the leading global supplier of formwork, falsework and ground shoring solutions.

Major tenders were issued recently for the main works as well as the relocation of utilities, the building substructure, superstructure skeleton and other associated works for Sharjah International Airport’s expansion.

Saudi Arabia’s aviation infrastructure is in the midst of a major transformation with current airports being upgraded and new ones being built in a bid to enhance the kingdom’s global positioning as an influential player in civil aviation, in line with the Vision 2030 plan.

Turkish Technic, a leading aircraft maintenance and repair service provider, has commissioned 26 new Haulotte lifting equipment for its new service centre in the recently inaugurated Istanbul Grand Airport, the world’s largest airport.