Airport Authority Hong Kong (AAHK) has selected the Aconex platform for the design and construction of the 10-year Three Runway System (3RS) project at Hong Kong International Airport (HKIA).
The new 3RS project, valued at HK$141.5 billion (A$24.4 billion), is part of the HKIA Master Plan 2030 published by the AAHK in 2011 and is intended to balance economic development with environmental conservation and sustainability.
The AAHK will use Aconex as a ‘project communication system’ to connect the entire project team on a single collaboration platform for managing information and processes through all phases of the project lifecycle.
On completion of the 3RS project, HKIA will be able to serve 30 million more passengers annually, as forecasted in the HKIA Master Plan 2030. As a point of comparison, the airport had served 68.5 million passengers and handled 4.38 million tonnes of cargo and 406,000 air traffic movements in 2015. The master plan accommodates further expansion of the passenger building facilities in the future, as needed.
“The 3RS project is a strategic addition to our portfolio of large airport projects around the world,” said Andy Lake, general manager of Asia at Aconex. “We appreciate the opportunity to support the AAHK and its project team on an environmentally sustainable infrastructure development that will have significant positive impact on the economic and business environment of Hong Kong.”
Other major airport projects served by Aconex in recent years include Changi Airport in Singapore, Denver International Airport, Dubai International Airport, El Dorado International Airport in Bogota, Indira Gandhi International Airport in New Delhi, King Khaled International Airport in Riyadh, King Shaka International Airport in Durban, Saint Helena International Airport, Tocumen International Airport in Panama City, and the state capital city airports in Australia.