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Construction of Persian Gulf airport2020-01-18T13:16:35+03:30

Project Description

Construction of control tower, technical block, fire fighting building, aprons, runway, and landscaping (2 contracts)

  • Project: Construction of control tower, technical block, fire fighting building, aprons, runway, and landscaping (2 contracts)
  • Client: Pars Special Economic Energy Zone (PSEEZ)
  • Contract Amount: USD 14.3 million

  • Location: Assaluye, Iran

  • Start date: May 2004

  • End date: June 2007

Location

  • Assaluye, Iran

Project Description

In the early 2000, Assaluye was about to become the energy hub of Iran, and there was an urgent need to upgrade the city airport to meet new demand generated by its strategic role in Iran’s overall development plan.
Within that context, in 2004 Navrood was awarded a contract to construct a new airport for the city, named “Persian Gulf Airport”. The scope of work involved the construction of control tower, technical block, fire fighting building – including all related mechanical and electrical works of the buildings involved, aprons, runway, and the landscaping.
Navrood’s commitment to the safe and on time delivery of this strategic project earned it several awards and recognitions from PSEEZ (Pars Special Economic Energy Zone).

Scope Description

Construction of control tower (35m high); VIP building, technical blocks (1000 m2), and the firefighting building (2000 m2) — including all related mechanical and electrical works, runway; apron (67,000 m2); and parts of the landscaping.

Key Figures

• Pavement: 100,000 tons
• Concrete pouring: 45,000 m3
• Rebar: 2,500 tons
• Formworks: 140,000 m2
• Steel structure: 80 tons
• Landscaping: 80,000 m2

Achievements

  • Due to superior performance, the initial scope of work was extended by three more contracts.

Comments

  • Fire-fighting building
    • State-of-the-art facilities and equipment in control room enable operators to monitor the key locations in real time.
  • Control tower
    • The 35 meter high tower has two main stories for flight control and navigation equipment.
    • Utilizing the sliding formwork method, the main tower was constructed just in 9 days.