Skanska awarded airport contract in Poland for SEK 570 M

Skanska has been contracted to upgrade the runways at an airport in Poland. The contract amounts to PLN 205.9 M, about SEK 570 M, which is included in order bookings for the fourth quarter. The customer is the 17 Local Airfield Branch in Gdansk.

The project involves resurfacing of the runways at the military airfield in Powidz, about 70 kilometers west of Poznan in western Poland. The project involves excavation and laying of 466,000 square meters of new concrete runways, which will also be equipped with a special subsurface netting to prevent cracks.

Work begins immediately and is scheduled for completion in September 2011.

On October 23, Skanska also announced that contracts were signed for two bypass projects in the Katowice area totaling SEK 960 M and construction of a library at Wroclaw University for SEK 385 M.

Skanska Poland, one of the largest construction companies in Poland, had sales of SEK 8 billion in 2007. The company has about 6,500 employees. In Poland also Skanska Commercial Development and Skanska Infrastructure Development are active.


For further information please contact:

Marcin Gesing, Press Officer, Skanska Poland,
tel +48 22 561 30 66 or +48 510 161 516
Peter Gimbe, Press Officer, Skanska AB, tel +46 8 753 88 38
Direct line for media: +46 8 753 88 99

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