Turkish airport operator bids for Jordan airport tender
( Cihan ) - Leading Turkish airport operator TAV (Tepe Akfen Ventures) has offered a bid for the tender of Jordan's Queen Alia International Airport.
A statement released from the company on Tuesday said that submitted their offer as a joint venture together with CCC ( Greece), and Kawar (Jordan) companies.
TAV received pre-qualification for the tender in 2006.
The three-year 90,000 square meter expansion project is aimed at upgrading the airport to meet the expected increase in passenger traffic over the next 30 years.
Winner of the tender, will construct a new terminal adjacent to the existing one on a build, operate and transfer basis.
Construction of the new terminal, part of the Kingdom's bid to become a regional financial, trade and transport hub, is scheduled to be completed by 2010 and will increase the airport's passenger flow from the current 3.2 million a year to nine million