King Shaka International Airport

South Africa

King Shaka International Airport

WBHO led the delivery of the turnkey EPC Joint Venture for South Africa’s first new greenfields airport in over 20 years.

Project was delivered on a site of some 2,000 hectares, with the scope including 3.7km runway, and parallel taxiway, capable of handling new generation large aircraft such as the Airbus A380. Contract also included all specialist packages including ground lighting and ILS. The project also included delivery of a 100,000m2 terminal building.

The project demonstrated WBHO’s ability to work with designers and clients to surpass expectations and deliver ahead of schedule in challenging circumstance, even while in this instance over 250 client variations were introduced during the works.

All design and construction was completed ahead of schedule, within a tight program of 33 months, in time for the 2010 FIFA Soccer World Cup
The airport has been named by Skytrax the best airport in the world handling under 5 million passengers.


Level 10
580 St Kilda Rd
VIC 3004
P: 03 9692 7100

Ground Floor
85 McLachlan Ave
Rushcutters Bay
NSW 2011

Level 9
120 Edward St
QLD 4001
P: 07 3073 9093

Level 10
Australia Place
15-17 William St
WA 6000
PO Box Z5192
St Georges Terrace
WA 6831
P: 08 6229 3700
F: 08 6229 3750

45 Hope Valley Rd
Naval Base
WA 6165
PO Box 202
Kwinana WA 6966
P: 08 9410 2100
F: 08 9410 2387

475 Edward Rd
WA 6530
P: 08 9923 7000
F: 08 9923 7050

12 Kershaw Street
WA 6280