Airports

Our experts have provided expert services on airports around the world, from UK to Middle East and Africa, to Asia and the Americas. We have advised on aspects from runway and apron works, terminal buildings and fuel farms.

Airports examples

  • Airport Terminal & Links

    Contract termination at greenfield airport terminal site in Eastern Africa.

    Instructed to perform expert quantum services for a proposed greenfield airport terminal and links to an existing airport in Eastern Africa, following contract termination by the Airports Authority. The planned 178,000m² terminal comprised a central passenger processing centre, airside concourse, airline lounges, baggage handling systems and staff offices, increasing annual capacity to 13m passengers at one of Africa’s busiest aviation hubs. Quantum services included analysis of payments made and works completed by the Contractor before suspension of the works.

  • International Airport MEP Works

    Supply and installation of mechanical, electrical and plumbing (MEP) works to a major international airport

    Appointed to produce an independent expert report regarding the quantification of project termination and the valuation of the works undertaken. Key issues included termination of the MEP subcontractor, disputed valuation of the works at termination, delay and disruption, and loss of office overheads.

  • Airport Maintenance Hangar

    ICC arbitration settles iconic aircraft hangar facility dispute.

    Produced independent delay and quantum expert report for a dispute concerning claims and counterclaims arising out of contracts for the construction of a 160,000m2, four-storey maintenance hangar, a significant supporting element of Qatar’s new Hamad International Airport. The facility is one of the largest of its type in the world and can accommodate 12 aircraft simultaneously, including five Airbus A380s, the world’s largest passenger aircraft. The delay and disruption dispute proceeded through ICC arbitration.

  • International Airport Development

    Development of a major international airport, including roads, runways, taxiways, aprons, utilities and buildings.

    Blackrock Expert Services was appointed to produce an independent expert report on critical delay and disruption for an ICC Arbitration hearing.