Consultant will work on two major airport projects in Oman

Muscat airport

WSP has been appointed by Middle East contractor J&P Overseas to work on two major airport contracts in Oman.

The firm will work on detailed design of maintenance and cargo facilities at Muscat airport and a cargo facilitty at Salalah airport, which together cover 150,000 sq m.

WSP is providing civil, structural, building services and specialist support services including fire, acoustics & security.

J&P Overseas is based in Guernsey, but carries out most of its work in the Middle East.

Also in the Middle East, WSP has been appointed to design the 45km New Orbital Highway in Qatar.

The project comprises dual five lane dual five lane highway plus a two lane truck highway and four major grade separated junctions.

WSP is providing highway design services including bridges and civil engineering structures.

WSP director Jim Ratliff said: “We have been developing our skills addressing the Middle East market for some time now and have established a good market presence for infrastructure and commercial development. We will be looking to build on this success through our global counterparts.”