Doha's new international airport is on track to open for intitial operatons by the end of 2009, Bernardo Gogna, director of the facility's steering committee, told ATWOnline in Doha this week. Total investment in the airport, which will span 22 sq. km., will reach $10 billion by the end of 2009, he added. Construction began in January 2005. The airport will have an initial capacity of 12 million passengers annually, increasing to 50 million by the time it is fully operational in 2015. It ...

Subscribe to Access this Entire Article

"New Doha airport on track for 2009 opening" is part of ATW Plus, our online premium membership. Subscribing will provide you access to exclusive news, carefully researched airline financial, fleet and traffic data, plus the option to receive our popular, award-winning print magazine. To learn more, click here. If viewing via ATW Mobile, please login and click "Read web article" to view fully. Questions? ATWPlus@penton.com.

Already registered? here.