Salalah airport contract is to build a new terminal building, runway, control tower, apron and hangar
A joint venture of local firm
Galfar Engineering with India's Larsen & Toubro
has been awarded a contract worth OR294m ($763.6m) to expand an Omani airport, a tender board
official said on Wednesday.
"The contract at Salalah airport is to build a new terminal
building, a runway, control tower, an apron and a hangar," the
tender board official told Reuters, speaking on condition of
Salalah, a resort located in the southern region of Oman, is
Oman's second biggest airport after Muscat.
Last week, the US engineering firm Bechtel was awarded a
OR706m contract to build a terminal building at Muscat
airport in a joint venture with an Omani firm.
Oman is also building airports at Duqm, Ras Al-Hadd and