The General Administration of Civil Aviation announced, on Saturday, that the projects of Kuwait International Airport are proceeding according to the plan set for it, indicating that the completion rate of the third package project amounted to 71 percent.
This came in a statement made by the Deputy Director-General for Planning and Projects Saad Al-Otaibi to KUNA yesterday, after a field tour carried out by a delegation from the General Secretariat of the Supreme Council for Planning and Development, in the presence of Director General of Civil Aviation Youssef Al-Fawzan, and the Secretary-General of the Secretariat, Dr. Khaled Mahdi.
Al-Otaibi explained that the Package 3 project consists of four main phases: the first is the development of the southern area at Kuwait International Airport, the second is the construction of the new third runway, the third is the re-establishment and development of the eastern runway, and the fourth includes the construction of the new control tower.
He expected the completion of the new tower next July, indicating that the work of the third runway is also expected to be completed in August 2022.
Al-Otaibi said that the inspection tour comes within the framework of the "Civil Aviation" keenness to complete vital projects at Kuwait International Airport to the fullest.
He stressed that these projects are proceeding according to the plan set with close follow-up by the Minister of State for Municipal Affairs and Minister of State for Communications and Information Technology Dr. Rana Al-Faris, under the direct guidance of the President of «Civil Aviation» Sheikh Abdullah Al-Ali, and the efforts of civil aviation engineers.