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Saudi Arabia to Triple Riyadh Airport Capacity, Arab News Says

May 02, 2012

Saudi Arabia’s General Authority for Civil Aviation will triple the capacity of King Khaled International Airport in Riyadh to 25 million passengers by 2015, Arab News said, citing the authority’s spokesman, Khaled Al-Khaibary.

The expansion work includes the construction of terminal 5, which will be completed by November 2013, the Jeddah-based newspaper reported. The authority has also invited design and project management proposals for the expansion of terminals 3 and 4, the newspaper said.

Proposals should be submitted by June, the newspaper said.

To contact the reporter on this story: Glen Carey in Riyadh at

To contact the editor responsible for this story: Andrew J. Barden at

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