AECOM to provide project management for masterplanning, design and construction services for the new NEOM International Airport
Dallas (March 22, 2023) — AECOM (NYSE: ACM), the world’s trusted infrastructure consulting firm, announced today that it has been awarded a multi-year contract to provide project management consultancy (PMC) services for NEOM International Airport (NIA), in the northwestern region of Saudi Arabia.
AECOM’s scope will include project management for masterplanning, design and construction services, through to testing, commissioning, operational readiness, activation and transition (ORAT).
“We are very pleased to be part of this innovative NEOM project, which is set to transform travel between NEOM and the world,” said Lara Poloni, AECOM’s president. “Our track record delivering large scale infrastructure projects in the region, as well as our mobilized global aviation resources and project management experts will help ensure the successful delivery of NIA.”
“We are delighted that AECOM will be adding another chapter to its relationship with NEOM,” said Hamed Zaghw, chief executive of AECOM’s Middle East and Africa region. “This contract is a testament to our leadership position in the region and to our continuous commitment to NEOM and the goals of Saudi Arabia’s Vision 2030.”
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