The Gulf state of Kuwait has begun heavy construction work on its new airport, designed to ease serious overcrowding problems. The existing Kuwait international Airport, the emirate’s sole civil aviation facility, has an annual design capacity of 6 million passengers, but last year handled 12 million. Over the past decade, passenger throughput has increased 10% annually. The new airport will have an initial capacity of 25 million passengers and will be able to be scaled up to handle ...

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