US-based AECOM bags major PMC contract for Neom airport

By Shilpa Annie Joseph, Official Reporter
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Aecom lands contract for Neom airport
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AECOM, the world’s trusted infrastructure consulting firm, has been awarded a multi-year contract to provide project management consultancy (PMC) services for Neom International Airport (NIA), coming up within a mega futuristic city in the northwestern region of Saudi Arabia.

The company said in a statement that the scope of work will include project management for master planning, design, and construction services, through to testing, commissioning, operational readiness, activation, and transition (ORAT).

Ms. Lara Poloni, President at AECOM, expressed her pleasure to be part of this innovative NEOM project, which is set to transform travel between NEOM and the world.

“Our track record delivering large scale infrastructure projects in the region, as well as our mobilized global aviation resources and project management experts will help ensure the successful delivery of NIA,” Ms. Poloni added.

“We are delighted that AECOM will be adding another chapter to its relationship with NEOM. This contract is a testament to our leadership position in the region and to our continuous commitment to NEOM and the goals of Saudi Arabia’s Vision 2030,” commented Mr. Hamed Zaghw, chief executive of AECOM’s Middle East and Africa (MEA) region.


AECOM is a Fortune 500 firm and its Professional Services business had revenue of $13.1 billion in the fiscal year 2022. It is the world’s trusted infrastructure consulting firm, delivering professional services throughout the project lifecycle from advisory, planning, design, and engineering to program and construction management.

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