Ineco has been awarded the contract for the development of the Master Plan for the King Fahd International Airport in Dammam, Saudi Arabia, winning against the most prestigious international companies. The one-year study will serve as a development guide for the new airport operator, DACO (Dammam Airports Company). With a horizon in 2047, this project aims to turn the airport into a regional hub and an important intermodal node for the movement of goods.
Expansion and connection with the railway freight line
The work includes the study of the expansion of all airport facilities to meet its strategic objectives, as well as the study of the connection of the cargo area with the country’s main railway freight line. In addition, it will carry out the improvement and reorganization of its airspace and the development of the new Airport City and the Cargo Village, which is underway. Lastly, the Spanish company Idom will provide support as one of Ineco’s strategic subcontractors for urban planning and real estate management.
Dammam International Airport is the third largest airport in Saudi Arabia in terms of passengers and is managed by Changi Airport, considered one of the best in the world, and for which Ineco developed the review and design of certain instrument flight procedures.
With this contract, Ineco enters the aeronautical market in Saudi Arabia and consolidates its position in the Middle East where, in addition to participating in the development of high speed between Makkah and Madinah. It has also carried out the Master Plan for the Kuwait Airport , the expansion of Fujairah airport, and the start-up of the Abu Dhabi airport.