Tag Archives | Middle Euphrates International Airport (MEIA)

Tomato Farmers v. Iraq’s Biggest Airport

This article was originally published by Niqash. Any opinions expressed are those of the author, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Clash in the Desert: Karbala’s Tomato Farmers Versus Iraq’s Biggest Airport. The authorities in the religious boom town of Karbala plan to build the country’s biggest airport on the […]

Contractors Invited to Build New Airport

By John Lee. Iraq's Ministry of Transport (MOT) has invited contractors to participate in a pre-qualification procedure for the construction of the new Middle Euphrates International Airport (MEIA). Sited near Kerbala [Karbala], the project will be financed by the General Federal Budget of the Republic of Iraq. MEIA will be a domestic and international airport […]

Mid-Euphrates Airport Gets Go-Ahead

The Mid-Euphrates provinces of Babel, Karbala and Najaf have reportedly agreed to build a new airport in Babel province. Babel Deputy Governor, Engineer Ali Abdul Siheil, told AIN that the airport will be built by the French Company EDB at a cost of $2 billion. “There were extended meetings held among the representatives of the […]

Tenders for Karbala Airport by End of Year

By John Lee. Zawya reports that Iraq’s government will invite international tenders for the Middle Euphrates Airport in Karbala before the end of December this year. Dr Abbas Hassani, the head of the Construction and Strategic Planning Committee in the provincial council, said: "Aeroports de Paris Ingenierie (ADPi) has completed the design, which cost $42m. […]

Mid-Euphrates Airport to be Managed by Babel, Karbala, Najaf

By John Lee. The Provincial Council in Babel [Babil] has voted unanimously for "the participation of each of Karbala, Babil and Najaf provinces in managing the Mid-Euphrates airport, which is hopefully established in the land among the three provinces". The Head of the Investment Committee in the Council, Mahdi Aakul, told AIN: "The participation will […]