AE Arma wins Al Maktoum Airport expansion MEP deal

Under the agreement, the first phase of the project will increase the built up area of the passenger terminal building from the existing 66,107m2 to 145,926 m²

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ALEC is currently working on the expansion of Al Maktoum airport.
ALEC is currently working on the expansion of Al Maktoum airport.

Turkey-based AE Arma-Elektropanç has been appointed for the mechanical, electrical, and plumbing (MEP) works at Al Maktoum International Airport Passenger Terminal Building expansion project.

AE Arma has been appointed by Al Jaber LEGT Engineering and Contracting (ALEC) for all the MEP works for the passenger terminal building expansion at Al Maktoum International Airport.

Under the agreement, the first phase of the project will increase the built up area of the passenger terminal building from the existing 66,107m2 to 145,926 m².

Once completed in June 2018, the airport will handle up to 26.5 million passengers per year.

ALEC was awarded the expansion contract in March this year. As part of the proposed expansion work of the passenger terminal, the arrival building, which houses the public hall for arrivals, the baggage claim area and related services, as well as the arrival baggage handling system, will feature a new immigration hall for 55 control counters, visa and passenger utilities.

The departure building will see the expansion of the public hall, commercial areas and offices as well as the check-in hall which will house 64 check-in counters. An additional 10 counters will be specifically dedicated to business check-in.

Expansions will also include 12 new boarding lounges and the extension of the emigration transfer and security area.

A new baggage screening area for arrivals will be added while the current baggage reclaim area will see three new carousels.

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