Ferrovial, through Polish construction subsidiary Budimex, has signed a contract to build a runway at Katowice International Airport. This project is worth 122 million zlotys (around 30 million euro).
Ferrovial Agroman‘s Polish construction subsidiary Budimex has signed a contract with GTL, the operator of Katowice International Airport, to build a new runway and related infrastructure.
This project, which is worth 122 million zlotys (around 30 million euro), is expected to be completed in the fourth quarter of 2014. It includes the construction of a 3.2 kilometer runway made of asphalt concrete, adjacent taxiways and roads, as well as modifications to the navigation and communication systems.
Katowice is the largest city in Upper Silesia, an industrial region in southern Poland with a population of 2.5 million.
Ferrovial Agroman has completed several airport infrastructure projects in Poland via Budimex, including the construction of Lublin Airport and the passenger terminal at Gdansk Airport (both completed in 2012), extension of the passenger terminal at Wroclaw Airport, and modifications to the runways at Warsaw Chopin Airport.
Ferrovial, one of the world’s largest infrastructure and city operators, is committed to developing sustainable solutions. The company has 70,000 employees and operates in over 15 countries. Its main business areas are: Services, Toll Roads, Construction and Airports. Ferrovial is part of Spain’s blue-chip IBEX-35 index and also of the prestigious Dow Jones Sustainability Index, FTSE4Good and Ethibel indices. Ferrovial manages 407 Express Toll Route (Canada), Heathrow Airport (UK), Chicago Skyway (USA) and Ausol toll road (Spain), among others. It also provides municipal services in many cities and towns in Spain and the United Kingdom.