Published On:November 11 2010
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Galfar, L&T win $764m Oman airport deal
A joint venture of local firm Galfar Engineering with India's Larsen & Toubro has been awarded a contract worth 294 million rials ($763.6 million) to expand an Omani airport.
The contract at Salalah airport is to build a new terminal building, a runway, control tower, an apron and a hangar.
Salalah, a resort located in the southern region of Oman, is Oman's second biggest airport after Muscat.
Last week, the US engineering firm Bechtel was awarded a 706 million rial contract to build a terminal building at Muscat airport in a joint venture with an Omani firm.
Oman is also building airports at Duqm, Ras Al-Hadd and Sohar.