The contractor was awarded a SR300m ($80m) contract for the construction of a new terminal and ancillary buildings at the airport.

It is expected to take three years.

In May, the contractor was awarded a contract for the renovation and repair of seven domestic airports in the kingdom.

The SR300m contract covers runway renovation and maintenance at Najran, Al-Taif, Buraydah, Hail, Al-Wajeh, Ar Ar and Qourayat.

The work is expected to take two to three years (MEED 21:05:08).

The General Authority of Civil Aviation (Gaca) is the client for both contracts.