Construction of Aircraft Training Center, Iraqi Airways, Baghdad International Airport

Client: Iraqi Airways Company (affiliated to the Ministry of Transportation)
Type of contract: EPC (Engineering, Procurement & Construction)
Contract period: 20 months
Location: Bagdad, Iraq
Status: Under Construction

Project Outline:

The project is to be built the Aviation training building of Iraqi airways in Baghdad airport as a flight training complex for pilots and other staff members. This compound consists four- storey building with 22,000 square meters infrastructure area. The structure of the building is concrete & its foundation is raft type.

Scope of Work

  • The design, procurement and construction of a complex of aircraft training center which compound a four-storey building by 5,000 square meters per floor consists of administrative spaces, laboratories, library, amphitheater, cafeteria, utilities rooms, elevator, training pool as well as is equipped with advanced air simulators.
  • The design of this building includes the structure, architecture, mechanical design (including wastewater system and vent, air conditioning, fire alarm and extinction, boilers and hot weather, elevator, pool setting up), electrical installations (lighting, chamber of energy, uninterruptible power supply, CCTV, area lighting, earthing and telephone and the Internet networks).
  • Geotechnical studies of mentioned parts have been done by Kayson with cooperation of employer and engineering section of university of technology in Baghdad.

Key Statistics:

  • Total gross floor area: 21,997 m²
  • Earthwork: 40,000 m³
  • Concrete: 25,000 m³
  • Isolation: 22,000 m²
  • Elevator by capacity of 8 & 10 persons: 6 set
  • Water reservoirs: 5 with 80,000 liter capacity.
  • Water piping: 2,000 m
  • Waste pipe: 1,500 m
  • Training pool: 1 unit
  • Air simulator: 5 set

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