HIA’s expansion project will feature a spectacular 10,000 m2 indoor tropical garden in a central concourse as well as a 268 m2 water feature which will be the focal point of the expansion project.
The second phase of HIA’s expansion consists of Phase A and B. Phase A of the current expansion will comprise of the central concourse linking concourses D and E.
Construction is to commence by early 2020 and will increase the airport’s capacity to more than 53 million passengers annually by 2022.
Phase B, which will be completed after 2022, will extend concourses D and E to further enhance the airport’s capacity to more than 60 million passengers annually.
The expansion plan also includes 11,720 m2 of landscaped retail and food and beverage space, which will enhance the multi-dimensional offerings of the five-star airport by integrating world-class art collection and refreshing environment of lush greenery with contemporary retail and dining concepts among other leisure attractions and facilities under one expansive terminal.
HIA will also deliver 9,000 m2 of world-class Al Mourjan lounge located above the retail space with dramatic views looking towards the tropical garden. The lounge will include additional spas, gymnasiums, restaurants and business centre’s as well as other passenger facilities.