King Abdullah Sports City set for completion by 2014

12 October 2011 (Last Updated October 12th, 2011 18:30)

King Abdullah Sports City in Saudi Arabia is set to be completed by 31 October 2014.

King Abdullah Sports City in Saudi Arabia is set to be completed by 31 October 2014.

The mixed-use sports complex, which is located 3km north of King Abdulaziz Airport in Jeddah, will cover 9km2 and will contain a 60,000-seat stadium.

The stadium will be designed and built by Six Construct and Al-Muhaidib Contracting Company for $552m.

Apart from the stadium, the project will have an independent facility for track and field games, an indoor stadium, a multipurpose hall with a capacity of 10,000 people and a parking facility for 8,000 vehicles.