Hill International Awarded $109 Million Contract to Manage Expansion of Muscat International and Salalah Airports in Oman

Hill International Awarded $109 Million Contract to Manage Expansion of Muscat
International and Salalah Airports in Oman

MARLTON, N.J. and MUSCAT, Oman, Nov. 19, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Hill
International (NYSE:HIL), the global leader in managing construction risk,
announced today that it has been awarded a contract by the Ministry of
Transport and Communications and the Public Authority for Civil Aviation of
the Sultanate of Oman to provide consulting engineering services in connection
with the approximately OMR 2.0 billion ($5.2 billion) expansion and
modernization of Muscat International and Salalah Airports. The two-year
contract has an estimated value to Hill of approximately OMR 41.8 million
($108.5 million).

The expansion of Muscat International Airport, the largest airport in Oman,
includes a new terminal that will have a capacity of 12 million passengers
annually.The expansion of Salalah Airport, the second largest airport in
Oman, involves upgrading it from primarily a domestic airport to make it more
suitable for international travelers, including building a new runway long
enough to handle the A380 Airbus, and a new terminal that will improve the
airport's capacity to 1 million passengers annually.

"Expansion of Oman's two largest airports is important for the Sultanate's
growth as a commercial and tourism destination in the Middle East," said
Mohammed Al Rais, Senior Vice President and Managing Director (Middle East)
for Hill's Project Management Group. "We are honored to have been selected to
manage such important aviation projects," added Al Rais.

Hill International, with 3,300 employees in 110 offices worldwide, provides
program management, project management, construction management and
construction claims and consulting services.Engineering News-Record magazine
recently ranked Hill as the 8th largest construction management firm in the
United States.For more information on Hill, please visit our website at
www.hillintl.com.

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