From major stadiums for the FIFA World Cup 2022 to the New Doha Port, here is a full list of the country’s biggest infrastructure projects.

 Al Bayt Stadium (Al Khor Stadium)

With the capacity to accommodate 60,000 seats, the stadium is a proposed semi-final venue. The stadium will be situated at the heart of a 1million sqm complex which will also include a hospital, a mall and a park.

The stadium is expected to be completed in the third quarter of 2018.

Lusail City

Set to boast a population of around 200,000 people as well as being home to one of the seven World Cup stadiums, the city has an estimated cost of $45billion.

Lusail is expected to be completed by 2019, three years before Qatar 2022.

Al Wakrah Stadium

The 40,000-seat stadium, and future home of Al Wakrah Sports Club, will be surrounded by approximately 560,000 sqm of legacy precinct with a new sports centre and community hub.

The stadium, will be reduced in legacy mode to 20,000 seats, is expected to be completed in the first quarter of 2018.

Hamad International Aiport (HIA)

The first phase of HIA opened in 2014 with the final phase planned for 2018. Covering a land area in excess of 22 sqm, HIA replaces Doha International Aiport as Qatar’s main airport. The additional capacity of HIA is recognised as a key element behind increasing tourism to Qatar.

Khalifa International Stadium

Khalifa International’s 40,000-seating capacity will enable it to host group stages, last 16 and quarter-final matches. An innovative cooling technology will be incorporated to ensure an optimal playing temperature of 26 degrees Celsius.

Qatar Foundation Stadium

Located in Education City, the home of Qatar Foundation for Education, Science and Community Development (QF), the stadium will have a tournament capacity of 40,000 spectators.

The stadium is due for completing in the third quarter of 2019.

Msheireb Downtown Doha

Developed by Msheireb Properties, the $5.5bn project aims to redevelop, regenerate and preserve the historical heart of Doha.

It will feature premier office space, retail and leisure facilities, townhouses, upscale apartments, hotels, museums, civic services and cultural and entertainment venues.

Doha Expressway System

The Expressway will provide vital transport links across Qatar connecting key cities, towns and villages with high quality national freeways and urban arterial routes.

New Doha Port

The $7.4bn New Doha Port mega-project in Mesaieed is being built on an area of 26.5km2 and is expected to be one of the largest seaports in the region.

The first phase is scheduled for completion in 2016, while the second and third phases will be completed after 2022.

Al Rayyan Stadium

The 40,000-seat stadium is being built on the site of Al Rayyan Sports Club’s existing stadium, Ahmed Bin Ali Stadium.

A mosque, medical centre and various sporting facilities are being built nearby – as well as the already planned Mall of Qatar.


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