Bahrain Transport

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While the King Hamad Causeway is the most high-profile road transport project under development in Bahrain, the government is also moving to invest heavily in its domestic road network, with work set to resume on upgrades that had been stalled for years. Easing congestion and improving logistics networks are high priorities for Bahraini...


With investment rising despite subdued recent growth, Bahrain’s transport sector remains an important and dynamic non-oil growth driver. The kingdom’s public transportation, aviation, maritime and roadway infrastructure are set to undergo a dramatic transformation in the coming years, as the country implements a host of big-ticket projects...


What is the status of the new terminal that is being built at Bahrain International Airport?


Bahrain International Airport (BIA) will soon be housed in a new international air terminal which is currently being constructed at an estimated cost of $1.1bn. This project is a recipient of finance from the Gulf Development Fund, which plans to channel $10bn altogether into Bahrain.


The aviation sector is experiencing rapid growth worldwide, propelled by booming tourism industries, lower air fares and the push for greater connectivity in an increasingly globalised economy. Middle-class expansion has also spurred growth in air travel, as more people are able to afford flights for holidays or business-related travel....


Bahrain is home to a dynamic transport sector, including one of the Gulf’s oldest airlines and a causeway linking the kingdom to Saudi Arabia, the region’s largest economy. A second such link is in development, and soon the kingdom will also be connected by rail to the (GCC) train network.

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