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Major Risks Associated With The Renovation Of Terminal Building 2, Cairo International Airport, Egypt


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WIT Press


S. Noureldin, I. Eshra & M. ElTabbaa


Cairo Airport Company (CAC) is in the process of fully renovating Terminal Building 2 (TB2), Cairo International Airport, Egypt. The total built-up area of the renovation project is 168,000 m2 approximately that comprises the renovation of the existing building and landside area, as well as the construction of new buildings that include a new departure building and airside pier. Due to the design requirements and the construction conditions accompanied by the brown field site with demolition, refurbishment, pollution, as well as being in the heart of the airport and bounded by other prestigious ongoing construction projects, it was obligatory to implement a risk management system which shall be used to substantially manage the risks as the project progresses. A systematic approach was utilized to identify and asses the project’s risks for different risks categories including external, environmental, project management, construction, and engineering services risks. Control measures had been proposed and contingency budget was allocated for risk treatment in case of occurrence. Keywords: risk management, airport design, brown fields, re-development, renovation. 1 Introduction Cairo International Airport has three (3) existing terminals and a fourth one is under tendering / construction. The four (4) terminals are as follows [1]: - Terminal Building One (TB1), serving foreign carriers of a capacity estimated 8.4 Million Annual Passengers (MAP) as per the year 2007 statistics. TB1 and was constructed in 1963.


risk management, airport design, brown fields, re-development,renovation