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Phase I of KAIA expansion to be completed by 2014-end

Prince Fahd bin Abdullah, head of Saudi Arabia's General Authority of Civil Aviation (GACA) has said the first stage of the King Abdulaziz International Airport (KAIA) project will be completed by the end of 2014 to be readily operational by the beginning of 2015, Arab News has reported. The project will bring the capacity of the airport to 30 million passengers annually. The second and third stages, to be completed in 2020 and 2035 respectively, are planned to raise the capacity to 43 million and 80 million passengers, respectively, Prince Fahd added.