Kuwait International Airport Project - Terminal Building
Design Coordination and Consultancy Services for 13m passenger capacity $
4.4billion Mega Airport
Project Contractor: Limak Construction Kuwait
What we are building?
Primary Roof StructurePrecast post tensioned concrete elements with cable stays. Each piece varies from 100tons to 360tons in weight.
Roof Soffit Hybrid Structural Members (Shell Cassettes)36,964 precasted shell cassettes bolted together to form 105 single layer shell domes of different spans (from 45x45m to 45x145m in regular bays and 100x100m central dome) the total roof area of 325,000m². 70,000 tons of structural steel, 3 million bolts, 52,000m3 concrete
Flank WallFlank walls are special type of shell cassettes that forms the root interface of the roof structure.
Roof Steel18,000 tons of secondary roof steel members were used to ensure the geometry of standing seam roofing system.
Façade & Air BridgesFaçade and fixed bridge structures which were designed and coordinated in millimeter precision for fabrication and erection.
Inner StructureTerminal substructres are built with 1,300,000 m3 of concrete covering 700.000 m2 area.