HLG Contracting

  • KSA MRO 1
  • KSA MRO proj big
  • Location : Saudi Arabia
  • Contract Value US$ : 765 Million
  • Client : Saudia Aerospace and Engineering Industries (SAEI)
  • Commencement : 2012
  • Completion : 2014

HLG, in joint venture with TAV and Al Rajhi, has recently been awarded a US$765 million contract in Saudi Arabia for the design and construction of a new maintenance, repair and overhaul facility (MRO) for Saudia Aerospace and Engineering Industries (SAEI). HLG’s share of the contract is worth US$153 million.

The project is located within the King Abdulaziz International Airport in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia and is part of an overall US$7.2 billion expansion plan to increase the airport’s capacity from 13 million to 80 million passengers per year by 2035.

HLG – TAV – Al Rajhi JV’s scope of works includes the design and construction of:

  • 11 aircraft maintenance hangars with clear spans up to 160 metres
  • Maintenance, ancillary buildings and workshops comprising 343,000 square metres of built-up area
  • Mll electro-mechanical and special equipment required for a modern automated MRO facility
  • Corresponding aprons, taxiways and airfield infrastructure works.

The MRO facility will service all types of modern aircraft including the latest A380 and B747 models and will be the one of the largest MRO facilities in the Middle East. SAEI also retains an option to increase the facility by a further 150,000 square metres which include a further nine hangars.