Turkish Limak wins new terminal construction tender of Kuwait Int’l Airport for $4.34 bln

Turkish Limak wins new terminal construction tender of Kuwait Int’l Airport for $4.34 bln

Turkey’s Limak İnşaat announced it won a tender to build the new terminal in the Kuwait International Airport for $4.34 billion in a written statement on Aug. 18.

The company, the construction unit of Limak Holding, said the bid of 1.31 billion dinars ($4.34 billion) was approved by the Kuwait Central Tenders Committee (CTC).

The new terminal building will initially have a capacity of 13 million passengers and will be expanded to have a 25-million passenger capacity in the future, according to the statement.

Limak İnşaat will provide repair and maintenance services in the two years after it completes and transfers the building, the financing of which will be held by the Kuwait state. The company will also manage the operational transition process of the terminal following the construction period, said the statement.

This tender was the largest tender undertaken by a Turkish construction company abroad in one package, according to the statement.

Around 5,000 people will be employed in the construction project.

Limak Holding, part of the consortium building Istanbul’s third airport, built the new terminal in Istanbul’s Sabiha Gökçen Airport as well as the new terminal in the Kosovo Pristina Airport. The company also recently announced it had won a tender to build a new terminal building of the Rostov Airport in Russia.

Turkish Limak Company Profiles: Construction

Established in 1976, Limak Construction is today one of the most prestigious and top-tier global contractor companies, specialized in the construction of airports, ports, highways, dams, hydroelectric power plants, treatment plants, industrial plants, pipelines and hotels.

Limak Construction completed many prominent projects with a total value of over 6 billion USD since 1976. Limak Construction has a strong track record of success in Public Private Partnership projects in and outside of Turkey. Combining its superior in-house technical expertise with quality, strong technology orientation, creativity and on time project completion, Limak Construction has demonstrated major success in managing large EPC projects in many different countries and regions.
Limak Construction built the third biggest private hydroelectric power plant in Turkey, Alkumru HEPP, in less than 3 years. Alkumru hydroelectric power plant with 280 MW of capacity generates close to 1 billion kWh of energy annually. Limak Construction also completed the design-build construction of a 500.000 m2 state-of-the-art international airport, Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen International Airport, in a record time of 18 months. Limak Construction currently has a number of on-going port (Iskenderun Port Project in Turkey), airports (Cairo International Airport TB2 Project funded by the World Bank and Prishtina Adem Jashari International Airport in Kosovo), high speed train railway, water treatment facility, highway, hydropower plants and pipeline projects in various countries, being Saudi Arabia, Pakistan, Egypt, Kosovo, Macedonia, Georgia, Northern Cyprus and Turkey.

With its significant experience in the construction and infrastructure sectors, Limak Construction has been listed among the top 225 international contractors by the Engineering News Record (ENR). Limak Construction is a member of many prestigious international and national associations and unions such as Turkish Contractors Association (TMB), International Contractors Association (UMB), Asphalt Contractors Association (ASMUD), Union of Turkish Construction Industrial Employers (INTES), Foreign Economic Relations Board (DEIK), Turkish Road Association (YTMK) and Ankara Chamber of Industry.

Limak Construction is committed to continue delivering its world-class performance under highest safety, quality and environmental standards and work for creating a sustainable future.


Contact :

Limak Holding Inc.
Hafta Sokak No:9 GOP
06700 Ankara Turkey
Tel : +90 312 446 88 00
Fax : +90 312 446 88 10

Limak Investments
Zorlu Center Levazim Mah. Koru Sk. No:2 Ofisler Bölgesi Kat:T3 PK: 34340 Beşiktaş / İstanbul / Turkey
Tel : +90 212 290 37 10
Fax : +90 212 290 37 19

Zorlu Center Map
Limak Human Resources
Hafta Sokak No:9 GOP
Tel : +90 312 446 88 00
Fax : +90 312 446 88 10

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