In October 2016, GACA & DACO awarded exclusively to the Eastern Gateway Logistical Services Company (EGLSC ), A BOT concession to construct a New Bonded & Re-Export Zone at KFIA, the concession will run for a period of 25 years after an initial three year construction grace period.
The new Zone will be located on an a100,000 M2 land plot with dual Road & Runway access. Approximately 60 % land plot has been allocated to housing A 40,000 M2, Bonded, Cargo Processing, Storage & Customs Clearance Facility. The Multi User Building will be equipped with a range of temperature controlled cargo storage/inspection chambers that can handle a wide range of Multi model Cargo Types (Air-Road-Sea Cargo). All KSA Regulatory Bodies involved in the cargo clearance process will be represented On Site.
The EGBZ will be classified as a KSA Inland Port & GCC Transit Hub and is Approved for the receipt of transit cargo from all KSA border entry points & Gateways.
Up to 16,000 M2 of warehouse space within the EGBZ will be allocated to an E-Commerce storage & Fulfillment Center, along with A Pharmaceutical,