The Omani government announced that US-based Hill International has taken over a US$ 108 million contract related to the expansion of two airports in the Sultanate.
Hill would be in charge of consultancy services and the supervision works for Muscat International Airport and Salalah Airport projects, as per government officials.
The company, which will begin work in January 2013, will replace the previous consultant whose contract has expired, as per newswires. The projects would be completed as planned by the end of 2014.
When the expansion of Muscat and Salalah is completed in 2014, the airports will be capable of handling 12 million and 2 million passengers per year respectively, as per government officials.
New Jersey-based Hill International has also worked on aviation projects in Bahrain, Abu Dhabi and a number of airports in the US.
Mena Weekly Monitor – Bank Audi Research