Otis Kuwait has been selected for the new Passenger Terminal 2 at Kuwait Airport by LİMAK İnşaat Kuwait SPC, which is contracted by the Ministry of Public Works, Kuwait.
Otis will supply 190 elevators for the project; including 171 Gen2 units with capacities up to 5000kg and 19 heavy-duty elevators with capacities up to 11 tons. The scope awarded to Otis comprises of all elevators within the new airport terminal, expected to be complete in 2022.
The new Passenger Terminal building is expected to significantly increase the capacity of Kuwait International Airport and establish a new regional air hub in the region. The 708,000-sq m building will have a capacity of 25 million passengers annually. The project will play a key role in boosting air traffic and meet the growing demand for air travel services in Kuwait.
“The new passenger terminal in Kuwait will be one of the region’s biggest infrastructure projects, and we’re extremely proud to be part of this landmark project,” said Maged Nagib, vice president and managing director, Otis Middle East. “Otis is committed to Kuwait’s fast growth and high standards of efficiency and traveler comfort.”
“We are honoured that our equipment has been selected for this prestigious project,” said Cihan Ozkaraman, general manager, Otis Kuwait. “The Kuwait International Airport Passenger Terminal 2 is a significant project for Kuwait and its aviation sector, and we are proud to be part of it.”