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HOCHTIEF to upgrade Riga Airport 

18. January 2013

Consortium around HOCHTIEF to upgrade and extend airport infrastructure
by 2014 - Contract volume EUR 79,5 million 

A consortium made up of HOCHTIEF, FCC Construcción S.A. and A/S A.C.B. has won the
contract to upgrade the infrastructure at Riga International Airport in Latvia. The contract has
a total volume of around EUR 79.5 million. Of this, HOCHTIEF has a share of approximately
EUR 25.4 million.

The project includes among others the construction of two new halls, new taxiways and
de-icing platforms, as well as a new landing strip, runway and apron lighting. The
refurbishment and drainage of the take-off and landing strips and the runways, and the
extension of the apron with no disruption to daily airport operations will present a particular
challenge. During the roughly 16-month construction period, around 204,000 square meters
of concrete surfacing will be produced, approximately 56,000 tons of asphalt processed, and
some 47,000 cubic meters of filling material used. The companies involved - on the
HOCHTIEF side including HOCHTIEF Solutions Latvia and the Austria branch of HOCHTIEF
Solutions - will start work in May 2013 and complete it by August 2014.

The extensive construction measures are being undertaken to increase Riga Airport’s
capacity, and improve the standard of safety. This is already the most important airport in the
Baltic region, and is to be upgraded in the long term into a hub for North European air traffic.

For more information Riga Airport construction works

Source HOCHTIEF Solutions AG

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