Taylor Woodrow International Construction LLC have today (24.04.13) awarded ESL Group the contract to carry out the Kingspan Architectural Wall Cladding Systems for major expansion works at Abu Dhabi International Airport. The new contract is part of the Capacity Enhancement Program (CEP) at the Capital’s airport to accommodate the growing traffic at its facilities.
The joint venture between Taylor Woodrow and Abu Dhabi contractor Fibrex Construction Group will see extensive upgrades at the airport’s Terminal 3. The main project commenced in March 2013, the project includes the addition of two new passenger buildings and a link bridge. ESL are due to be on site mid June 2013.
A new bus gates building will provide a lounge area for 2,000 passengers and serve as the transfer facility between Terminal 3 and remote aircraft parking positions. The building’s first floor will be fitted with a new Etihad Business Lounge. Additionally, a steel framed, passenger link bridge will connect the building with Terminal 3’s departures level.
A second building will house the transfer passenger screening facilities. The steel framed structure will be in addition to the existing terminal with matching architectural expression.