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Riga airport signs a contract for internal construction work in the new docking building

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Baltic news, News from Latvia, BNN.LV, BNN-NEWS.COM, BNN-NEWS.RURiga International Airport and Merks have signed a contract in regards to the implementation of internal construction work in the new docking building. After all work has been completed, passengers will be provided with 19 new landing sectors, three new docking bridges, new commercial quarters and large waiting areas.

«By realizing our plans to expand the existing terminal, we will increase comfort for passengers and expand the range of services provided by the airport,» – adds Chairman of Riga International Airport Andris Liepins.

Construction work is planned to be completed by autumn 2016. The agreed-upon price is EUR 8.87 million.

Supervision over construction work will be carried out by Būvalts P.M.G. and the author of the project is Arhis Akhitekti.

The airport implements this project as part of its business plans. The project is financed using the airport’s money and loan resources provided by POHJOLA BANK PLC.

We remind that the first stage of construction as part of the 5th development stage of the new terminal was realized before September 2015. This project has helped expand the non-Schengen zone and build three new landing sectors and larger waiting areas for arriving passengers.

The existing terminal is capable of servicing 3.5 million passengers a year. The airport already plans to increase this number to 5 million. With an amount of this size and considering future increases of the number of passengers, the airport had to expand the terminal to accommodate change and provide an appropriate level of service quality to passengers and airlines.

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