KSIAD - King Salman International Airport in Riyadh

General Information
Owner King Salman International Airport Development Co
Masterplan Project (Parent Profile)
Location Riyadh, Riyadh Province, Saudi Arabia
Status --
Sector Transport, Terminal, Airport
Contract Type Build
Onshore/Offshore Onshore
Greenfield/Brownfield Greenfield
Progress 0
Estimated Budget Value ---
Contract Value 0
Net Value $24400m
Award Date July 2024
Completion Date December 2030
Last Updated On May 2024
ProjectId (Old, New) 395305, 395305


King Salman International Airport Development Company is planning to undertake the development of King Salman International Airport on an area of approximately 57 km2 in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

The Airport is expected to be one of the world’s largest airports and will be powered by renewable energy. The airport aims to accommodate up to 120 million passengers by 2030 and 185 million passengers, with the capacity to process 3.5 million tons of cargo by 2050.

This project is one of the initiatives included in the Saudi Giga Projects plan.

The US$30,000 million project includes the following:

1. Construction of six parallel runways

2. Construction of 12km2 of airport support facilities

3. Construction of terminals

4. Construction of apron

5. Construction of taxiway

6. Construction of OTC tower

7. Construction of 12km2 of airport support facilities

8. Construction of residential & recreational facilities

9. Construction of retail outlets

10. Construction of logistics real estate

11. Associated facilities

Second Section

24 May 2024

The client is preparing to issue tenders for the project management consultancy (PMC) contract for the Airside and Landside Packages. (Source: MEED)

16 May 2024

The main contract tenders were issued and the bid submission was on May 12, 2024 for the Residential Package: ERF & SOC. The JV of Alfanar and Expertise Contracting amongst others have submitted the bids. It is also understood that the following companies were invited to bid - Red Sea International Company, Tamimi Group, Saudi Company for Prefabricated Buildings & Spacemaker amongst others.

04 April 2024

Contracting companies are forming joint ventures to bid for upcoming construction work on the project. (Source: MEED)

01 March 2024

Mace International has won the delivery partner role. This includes project management, design management, cost consulting, and procurement advice. Jacobs has been appointed as the design consultant, and the overall project is scheduled to be completed by 2030. (Source: MEED)

01 December 2023

Bids have been submitted for the delivery partner role for the KSIA airport. The bidders include US-based firms Aecom, Bechtel, Hill International, Jacobs and Parsons, and UK-based firms AtkinsRealis and Mace. (Source: MEED)

14 November 2023

Design works are still progressing on the project.

11 August 2023

Design works are still progressing on the project.

29 May 2023

Design works are progressing on the project.

28 March 2023

Typsa Group has been appointed as the consultant on the project.

29 December 2022

Foster + Partners has been appointed to design the masterplan on the project.

29 November 2022

The client has announced the masterplan of the project.