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Five firms vying for Duqm Airport

June 28 - Five local and international firms are eyeing a contract worth in excess of $100 million linked to the development of a greenfield airport at Duqm on Oman's Wusta coast.

Bids closed here last week for the key phase II package of the domestic airport project centring on the construction of airfield infrastructure. Consolidated Contractors Company (CCC), Larsen & Toubro (Oman), Hanjin Heavy Industries & Construction, Galfar Engineering & Contracting and Makyol have submitted firm offers for the prestigious contract.

In Phase II, presently under tender, the selected contractor will build the main airfield infrastructure for the airport. It includes the construction of a 4-kilometre-long runway designed to Code-F standards, two taxiways, parking apron for passenger aircraft and inclusive of an apron taxi line, and facilities for two passenger boarding bridges.

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