Bahrain Airport Modernization Program
To keep pace with the aviation growth, the Ministry of Transportation and Telecommunications has developed a comprehensive project known as the “Airport Modernization Programme”
The project aims at elevating the Bahrain International Airport infrastructure and services. The development project will transform Bahrain International Airport into a facility that is at par with Bahrain’s leading position within the industry. The project will build on the Kingdom’s historical position, transforming it into a vibrant platform for travels and reinforcing the role it plays as Bahrain’s gateway to the world. Upon the project’s completion, it is expected that the airport’s capacity will increase to accommodate 14 million passengers a year.
|Key Stakeholders||Bahrain Ministry of Transportation and Telecommunications (MTT) Bahrain Airport Company (BAC) Abu Dhabi Fund for Development (ADFD)|
|Cost||USD 1.1 Billion|
|Completion Date (tentative)||Q3 of 2019|
|Main Infrastructure Facilities||210,000 sqm Main passenger building with Supergate Fire Station MRO Facility Multi-storey car park Logistics operations and cargo area|
|Handling Capacity||14 million passengers per year 130,000 air traffic movement per annum 4700 bags baggage handling capacity per peak hour|