Skanska to expand Oslo Gardermoen Airport for NOK 690 M, or SEK 780 M

3/14/2011 3:00 PM CET
Press release

Skanska has been contracted to extend taxiways and expand the infrastructure at Oslo Gardermoen Airport. The contract amounts to NOK 690 M, or SEK 780 M, which will be included in first-quarter order bookings in 2011. The customer is Oslo Lufthavn AS, a subsidiary of the airport’s owner company Avinor AS.

The project encompasses the construction of new taxiways, including asphalting work, and a station for taxiway and runway operations and maintenance. It also involves extensive draining systems and the construction of concrete tanks for the collection of contaminated water.

Construction work will commence in April and will be completed by October 2013.

Skanska Norway focuses on construction and civil engineering operations. The unit has approximately 4,100 employees. In 2010, Skanska Norway reported revenue of about SEK 11 billion. In Norway, Skanska is also active in the development of homes, commercial properties and public-private partnerships (PPP) projects.