ME Construction News - Jason Saundalkar
The terminal’s design is the result of a global design bid, and is said to be an architectural marvel that merges with AlUla’s distinctive landscapes
The winning design of the AlUla International Airport Terminal has been unveiled by the Royal Commission for AlUla (RCU). The design was unveiled at the seventh annual Future Investment Initiative in Riyadh and was said to have been picked after a competitive global bid.
Once delivered, the airport will serve as an ‘extraordinary gateway to AlUla’ and will feature a blend of modernity, culture and nature. AlUla is itself billed as an ‘iconic archaeological and cultural destination’ in the Kingdom.
According to a statement the terminal will offer high-end amenities including a luxurious 5-star hotel, spa, and an extensive range of retail outlets, aims to redefine the standards of international airport experiences.
The design promises that the infrastructure will seamlessly blend with AlUla’s natural landscapes, ensuring harmony and coexistence, the RCU noted.