According to the bid opening prices, Beijing Urban ConstructionInvestment Development Company is the low bidder at $114 million, followed by Saudi Binladin Groupat $134 million. The others bidders are Turkey’s Alarko, Mohamed Abdulmohsin Kharafi & Sonsand Combined Group, both of Kuwait, and a joint venture of Athens-based Consolidated Contractors International Companyand Turkey’s TAV .

The contract centres on the construction of a 65,000-square-metre terminal building. The consultant is Beirut-based Dar al-Handasah (Shair & Partners).