It has announced 8,2 new projects worth $14 billion to renovate Kuwait's main airport in the capital, Kuwait City. The plan, announced by the Kuwaiti General Directorate of Civil Aviation (SHGM), includes a new terminal at Kuwait International Airport, the T-5, with an estimated cost of $25 billion and capable of accommodating 2 million passengers annually. A new runway and control tower have also been added to the project.
The terminal project, designed by Foster + Partners, is a part of Limak Group, one of Turkey's leading holdings. Limak Construction will be developed by
According to Gulf Construction's June report, 40 percent of the project has been completed. Gulf Construction noted that when completed, T2 will be one of the world's most advanced and environmentally friendly airports and an iconic gateway to Kuwait. Other planned projects include the aircraft catering building and security services project.
The foundation was laid in 2016
The foundation of the new terminal building of Kuwait International Airport, the contract of which was signed by Limak Construction in 2016, was laid with a ceremony attended by our President, Mr. Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, and the Emir of Kuwait, Mr. Sheikh Sabah Al–Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah.
The Crown Prince of Kuwait, the Prime Minister of Kuwait, many ministers from the two countries, ambassadors, Kuwaiti and Turkish businessmen, bureaucrats and members of the press attended the ceremony.
How to Get from Kuwait Airport to the City Center?
There are different alternatives to go to the city center from the airport at Kuwait International Airport, Gazali Expressway, Kuwait City, Kuwait. Passengers can go to the city center by bus. Line 501 provides service between the city center and the airport. Using the bus is both more economical and easy. It is possible to go to the center within 30 minutes by bus at most. Prices are set at KD 0,25. Taxi is kept ready for passengers who want to go to the city center from the airport. You can get help from the taxi desk in the airport.
Car Rental companies also actively serve at the airports. Companies such as Budget, Hertz, and National provide service at Kuwait International Airport, and you can travel comfortably within the city by renting a car daily, monthly or weekly.
What's Inside Kuwait Airport?
Kuwait Airport provides service in order to provide fast and comfortable transportation within Kuwait. Passengers who prefer air transportation more can travel to different cities or countries thanks to the specified center. Professional staff were appointed at the airport to get information about Kuwait flight times and tickets.
Since Kuwait Airport is 15 minutes away from the city center, it is possible to reach the airport within 10 minutes by car. Likewise, taxi, car rental or public transportation alternatives can be evaluated in the transportation process.
Shops, cafes or restaurants at the airport are advantageous for passengers. Thanks to different venues on domestic and international routes, passengers can get on their planes by meeting their needs.
Kuwait Airport Telephone number: +965 243 198 29