The scope covers the construction of passenger services buildings and roads that connect to the first phase, the under-construction Terminal 2.
According to a source familiar with the scheme, the majority of the firms that have been prequalified to bid were approved to tender for the contract to build Terminal 2 in 2014.
- Acciona Infraestructuras (Spain)
- Al-Habtoor Leighton (UAE)/Alghanim International General Trading (local)
- Arabtec Construction (UAE)/Maali Al-Maasiya (local)
- Astaldi (Italy)
- Beijing Urban Construction Group (China)/Tima General Trading (local)
- Beijing Construction Engineering Group (China)/Copri Construction (local)
- Besix (Belgium/ UAE)/Combined Group Contracting (local)
- Daewoo (South Korea)/Al-Hashmi Construction (local)
- Enka Construction (Turkey)
- FCC Construction (Spain)/Al-Mabani United (local)
- Ferrovial (Spain)/Aknan Global Real Estate (local)
- IC Ictas (Turkey)/Aslaa General Trading (local)
- Impreza Pizzarotti (Italy)
- Italian-Thai Development Company (Italy)/Kuwait Systems for General Trading & Contracting (local)
- Larsen & Toubro (India)/Larsen Construction (local)
- Limak Insaat (Turkey)/Kharafi National (local)
- Murray & Roberts (South Africa)/Burhan Engineering & Construction (local)
- Obayashi (Japan)/Saleh Jamal & Partners (local)
- Obrascon Huarte Lain (Spain)/First United Company (local)
- Samsung C&T (South Korea)/Arkan Engineering (local)
- Shanghai Construction Group (China)/Al-Mulla Building & Construction (local)
- TAV (Turkey)/Kharafi Construction (local)
The request for proposals (RFP) is expected to be issued in July.
MPW awarded Turkey's Limak the KD1.3bn ($4.3bn) contract for the construction of Terminal 2 in 2016.
At the time, the award was made to a team comprising Limak and local firm Kharafi National, whose role, sources say, was limited to serving as local agent for Limak during the project bidding phase.
Terminal 2 is expected to handle 25 million passengers a year upon completion and accommodate all aircraft types through 51 gates and stands.
A third phase of the airport development is expected at a later date.
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