Bahrain Airport Modernization Program
To propel the Kingdom’s rapidly growing aviation sector, the Ministry of Transportation and Telecommunications’ embarked on a comprehensive Airport Modernization Program.
The US$1.1 billion Airport Modernization Program (AMP) is one of the most important national development projects in the Kingdom’s history. Designed with projected passenger demands and aviation trends in mind, the AMP includes several strategic projects that enhance Bahrain International Airport’s (BIA) infrastructure, facilities, and services. The crowning jewel is the 210,000 sqm passenger terminal, which increases the airport’s capacity to 14 million passengers per year. The state-of-the-art facility positions BIA as the most modern boutique airport in the Gulf and reinforces its reputation as an attractive hub for airlines and passengers.
|Key Stakeholders||Bahrain Ministry of Transportation and Telecommunications (MTT) Bahrain Airport Company (BAC) Abu Dhabi Fund for Development (ADFD)|
|Cost||USD 1.1 Billion|
|Start of Operations||28 January 2021|
|Main Infrastructure Facilities||210,000 sqm passenger terminal building with a Supergate, Fire Station, MRO facility, multi-storey car park, and cargo area|
|Handling Capacity||14 million passengers per year
130,000 air traffic movement per annum
4,700 bags baggage handling capacity per peak hour
Last Updated Date:19-09-2021