L&T Construction wins $257 million airport terminal contract in UAE

The Transportation Infrastructure Business of L&T Construction has won a contract valued AED 943.11 million ($256.72 million) for the development of the Midfield Terminal Complex, an airside construction project, for Abu Dhabi Airports Company PJSC, UAE.

The new project is part of the major expansion programme of Abu Dhabi International Airport. The work for the project includes construction of a Midfield Terminal Building and related airside and landside work. The new terminal building will serve as the new gateway to Abu Dhabi.

L&T will build concrete hardstands for aircraft parking around the new Midfield Terminal Building, including contact and remote stands. The airside works includes taxi lanes along the apron parking stands and link taxiway connections to the existing airside infrastructure with a tunnel on the airside.

The major works for the airside include earthwork, concrete pavement, asphalt pavement with markings, drainage, general utilities, airfield ground lighting, gate services such as flood lighting, visual dock guidance system and structural works/systems for airside tunnel.

The project also includes Aircraft fuel hydrant system, storm and portable water distribution line, chilled water distribution system, medium voltage distribution Sub-Stations, communication network and fire main distribution system on the major utility segments. The work on the project will last for 28 months. The Airport Terminal Complex is expected to be commissioned by 2017.